Goddess Artémis Orthia, Laconia
When Philip of Macedon threatened them with,
‘If I enter Laconia, I will raze Sparta to the ground,’
the Spatans’ reply was,
Laconian globular aryballos, c.. 575–550 BCE
Bronze horse c. 740 BCE
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Ancient Spartan theater