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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Lead sling bullet; almond shape; a winged thunderbolt on one side and on the other, in high relief, the inscription DEXAI "Catch!"

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 4thC BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 43 millimetres
    • Weight: 105.16 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

      • Inscription Translation

        Take that! or Catch!
  • Curator's comments

    Shot of this type have been excavated from the Pnyx at Athens, associated with the Sullan siege of the city (TER).

  • Location

    On display: G69/dc16

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number



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