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#817: Bell Idol

Photo 817: Bell Idol - Louvre Museum, Paris

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Photo ID
817
Credit
Title
Bell Idol
Caption
Bell idol made in Thebes (Boeotia), c.700 BC. Terracotta, painted with birds, geometrical designs, swastikas and plants. The statue may have had a funerary function and the boots suggest the hunter goddess Artemis. Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities: Pre-Classical Greece, Louvre Museum, Paris.
Geotag
48.860868° N, 2.336655° E
Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
800