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Iron strigils from the polyandrion of the Thebans at Chaironeia (3)

Iron strigils from the polyandrion of the Thebans at Chaironeia (3)

Greek, Late Classical, 4th c. BCE
From the polyandrion (communal grave) of the Thebans killed in the battle of 338 BCE at Chaironeia/Chaeronea (on Pleiades), Boeotia

Archaeological Museum of Chaironeia, Boeotia, Greece (Ministry of Culture; Livius dot org)

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Photo taken on 30 October 2012 (© diffendale / Flickr)

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