Ostraca, or potsherds, used by ancient Athenians to vote for ostracism. Name of person to be banished was etched in shard, this one (L) aimed at Athenian leader Pericles.


  • Date: 1962
  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Greece, Pericles, Athens, Archaeology, History, 1960s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Gjon Mili
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_6093006
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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