Lead figure of a winged goddess
- late 7th–early 6th century B.C.
- Greek, Laconian
- H.: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of A. J. B. Wace, 1924
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Small flat votive figurines of cast lead have been found in great quantities at the ancient sanctuaries of Laconia; over one hundred thousand, dating from the seventh century B.C. to the Classical period, were dedicated to the goddess Artemis Orthia in Sparta.