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Ο λέων της Αραχαμίτας


Show simple item record Kourinou Pikoula, Eleni 2011-10-19T11:52:03Z 2011-10-19T11:52:03Z 2005
dc.identifier.citation In: Østby, Erik (ed.), Ancient Arcadia 2005: 435-444 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 82-91626-25-1
dc.identifier.issn 1105-4204
dc.description Papers from the third international seminar on Ancient Arcadia, held at the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 7-10 May 2002 en_US
dc.description.abstract The fragmentary lion statue walled in the facade of the primary school at the village Arachamita was found according to local tradition in the ravίne Botsona near the vίllage. It ίs made of grey lίmestone, and ίts preserved heίght of 70 cm ίndίcates that ίt comes from the over-lifesίze statue of a lion. The surface of the protome ίs badly weathered, and on the top of the animal's head ίt ίs almost dίsίntegrated. In spίte ot· the bad condίtion of the surface certaίn features and ίconographίcal detaίls still vίsίble can be used as chronologίcal evίdence and ίndicate a date around the end of the 5th century B.C. The lion statue may very possibly be assocίated wίth the Maίnalian settlement PeraίtheiS, recently identίfίed with the terrίtory of the vίllage Arachamίta. Although only mere conjectures can be made concerning ίts functίon, ίt seems probable that the Ιίοη statue was erected on a polyandrion rather than on aπ ίndίvίdual grave. en_US
dc.language.iso gre en_US
dc.publisher The Norwegian Institute at Athens en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Papers of the Norwegian Institute at Athens en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8 en_US
dc.subject.other Sculpture, Greek en_US
dc.title Ο λέων της Αραχαμίτας en_US
dc.title.alternative O leon tis Arachamitas en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US
dc.subject.nsi VDP::Humaniora: 000::Arkeologi: 090::Klassisk arkeologi: 092 en_US

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