File:Sling bullets BM GR1842.7-28.550 GR1851.5-7.11.jpg

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English: Ancient Greek sling bullets with engravings. One side depicts a winged thunderbolt, and the other, the Greek inscription “take that” (ΔΕΞΑΙ) in high relief.
Français : Projectiles pour fronde avec un éclair ailé d'un côté et l'inscription « prends ça » de l'autre.Provenance : Athènes.
Deutsch: Schleudergeschoss aus Blei mit einem geflügelten Blitz auf der einen und der Inschrift "Nimm das!" auf der anderen.
Italiano: Proiettili di piombo ovali. Su un lato è incisa una saetta, mentre sull'altro l'equivalente della scritta "Prendi Questo".
Polski: Starożytne greckie pociski do procy. Na jednym znajduje się wyobrażenie uskrzydlonego pioruna, a na drugim − grecki napis ΔΕΞΑΙ ("A masz!").
Date 4th century BC
date QS:P571,-350-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
Medium lead
medium QS:P186,Q708
Dimensions GR 1842.7-28.550: W. 4.1 cm, Wt. 100 gr; GR 1851.5-7.11: W. 4.3cm, Wt. 105.16 gr
institution QS:P195,Q6373
Upper floor, Room 69 (Greece and Rome: Daily Life), case 94
Accession number
GR 1842.7-28.550, GR 1851.5-7.11
Credit line GR 1842.7-28.550: Collection of Thomas Burgon; purchase, 1842; GR 1851.5-7.11: purchased from P. J. Green, 1851
Source/Photographer Marie-Lan Nguyen (2011)
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