Lead sling bullet; almond shape; a winged thunderbolt on one side and on the other, in high relief, the inscription DEXAI "Catch!"
- 4thC BC
- Excavated/Findspot: Athens
- Length: 43 millimetres
- Weight: 105.16 grammes
Inscription TranslationTake that! or Catch!
Shot of this type have been excavated from the Pnyx at Athens, associated with the Sullan siege of the city (TER).
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA3959
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