Object ID
EC2013.2.1
Object Name
Plaque
Object Collection
Material
Plaster
Object Entities
Greece, (created by)
Angelos, Dianna (owned by)
Angelos, Dianna (is related to)
Object Description
Green plaster casting depicting Achilles attempting to remove an arrow from his heel. The front shows a black colored Achilles struggling to remove said arrow. Behind him there is a decoration of sorts and in the top left corner there is Greek writing. The general color of the front side of the plaque is green, in simulation of aged copper or bronze. The back side of the plaque is back and has a white sticker which gives a description of the front of the plaque in English and French. It also shows that this plaque is number 51 in a series. There is a leather strap tied through two holes in the plaque which functions as a hanging mechanism. Engraving that says the plaque was made in Greece.
Origin
One of a series of plaques that are intended to depict and educate viewers about Greek myths and legends. This plaque was donated by Dianna Angelos.
Rights and Reproduction
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Citation
Plaque, Education Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9742. Accessed 09/28/21.