Dion Monument of the Shields, Greece

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Carole Raddato
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published on 22 May 2021
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The Monument of the Shields in Dion (Greece) is a monument alternating panels of shields and breastplates. These panels come from a frieze originally carved in the 4th century BCE for an unknown monumental Hellenistic building. The wall and frieze formed the eastern fa├žade of the basilica in the Roman forum.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, May 22). Dion Monument of the Shields, Greece. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14076/dion-monument-of-the-shields-greece/

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Raddato, Carole. "Dion Monument of the Shields, Greece." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 22, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14076/dion-monument-of-the-shields-greece/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Dion Monument of the Shields, Greece." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 May 2021. Web. 18 Sep 2021.