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July 2024
July 2024

Achilles - Gods & Heroes Archaeology Digging Kit

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Educational excavation and conservation Puzzle kit.

Dig, find, mount and display the sherds of a black figured plaque inspired from representations of mythological scenes in Ancient Greek Vases.

Can you guess the figure depicted?
Achilles ambushing Troilus son of Priamos, detail from a Laconian black figure dinos, 560-540 BCE, attributed to "Rider" Painter (Collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris).

The kit contains fragments of a black figured pinax, other sherds and sea shells buried in a mixture of gypsum, clay and sand. It also contains a safe wooden digging tool, a small toothbrush, and a protective dust mask for excavation; a magnetic plate with self adhesive tape to mount the puzzle, a cardboard mount as well as instructions and information material on the object discovered.