Archaic Lead figure of a lion

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Archaic Lead figure of a lion

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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.
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
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