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Louvre Museum, Paris, France , Artist/Maker Unknown

Element from a pectoral plate (see below) representing the Mistress of Lions, (Artemis). Electrum, made by a Rhodian workshop, ca. 630-620 BC. Found in the necropolis of Camiros (Rhodes).

Dimensions H. 4.6 cm (1 ¾ in.), W. 3.2 cm (1 ¼ in.)

Credit line Salzmann excavations; purchase, 1863

Accession number Bj 2169 (14)

Location Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities, Denon, entresol, room 1

Photographer Jastrow (2006)

Example of Art from Kameiros

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