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"Limestone stele of a young girl and a dog. This scene shows a small girl dressed in a long, unbelted peplos. The garment is textured with incised grooves, similar to those used to indicate the dog's fur." - British Museum. The Girl is taunting the dog with something, possibly a bird. Alexandria, 2nd century BCE.
Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History
Greek Gold Olive Wreath, 4th Century BC.A wreath made from wild olive branches, also known as kotinos, was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic Games. According to Pausanias, the sacred olive tree at Olympia, from which the champion’s wreaths were made, came from the land of the Hyporboreans. It was brought to Olympia by Herakles and planted near the temple dedicated to his father, Zeus, in his honor.