Ore extraction
Votive tablet from the a mine of Penteskuphia nearby Corinth.
Ca. 650—600 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum

Ore extraction.

Votive tablet from the a mine of Penteskuphia nearby Corinth.
Ca. 650—600 BCE.

Berlin, State Museums, Old Museum
(Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Altes Museum)

Description:
1 —wooden ladder into the mine (boy accepting the ore), 2 — miner, submitting the ore, 3 — face-worker, 4 — boy collecting the ore with leather ore-bag, 5 — amphora with water.
Credits:
© Image, text: Slovar’ antichnosti. / Per. s nem. — M.: Progress, 1989 (to article “Gornoe delo”)
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