Bronze Pinakia

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Mark Cartwright
published on 27 January 2016
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Bronze pinakia - used to allot Athenian citizens their role as jurors. On the plate was inscribed the person's name, their father's name, and their deme (township). In the centre is a bronze ball from the machine (kleroteria) used to randomly select jurors for service. 5th to 2nd century BCE. (Agora Museum, Athens)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 27). Bronze Pinakia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Bronze Pinakia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Bronze Pinakia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2016. Web. 05 Aug 2021.