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”)
Keywords: κεραμικά ceramics ceramica keramik céramique ελλάδα grecia graecia hellas greece grecia griechenland grèce clay terracotta tablet relief votive offering dedicatory from the mine of penteskuphia penteskouphia nearby corinth extraction picture ore mineral wood step ladder in mine pit shaft boy lad tte miner accepting ore submitting ore coal-miner face-worker the boy collecting ore with an ore bag from a leather bag for ore an amphora with water mining engineering hand tool hand-held tool manual tool tools instrumentum
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