Ostrakon for Themistocles

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Mark Cartwright
published on 24 March 2016
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Pottery ostrakon identifying Themistocles, 480-460 BCE. These were used in Athens to vote a particular citizen to be exiled from the polis. (Museum of the Ancient Agora, 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, March 24). Ostrakon for Themistocles. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4782/ostrakon-for-themistocles/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ostrakon for Themistocles." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 24, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4782/ostrakon-for-themistocles/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ostrakon for Themistocles." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Mar 2016. Web. 29 Jul 2021.