Depicting the leading slave character of New Comedy, wearing the traditional 5th century rolled coiffure known as speira, peaked at the center of the forehead and falling in corkscrew curls behind his ears, the eyebrows skewed over deeply-set b ...click for details
An ancient Greek faceplate of a warrior’s shield "Shield boss", C. 300 BC
Constructed of a thin hammered sheet with triple concentric circles stepped form, some remains of iron pin attachments. Minor edge roughness and losses, otherwise exc. cond.
Such shields as this would have been used by the Greeks in their battles with ...click for details