Exhibit of the month

Pairs of iron fetters («πέδαι»/bonds) from Akanthos (modern-day Ierissos)

Two different types of iron fetters from the Archaeological Museum of Polygyros. The fetters were found in twelve burials at the Akanthos cemetery, applied to the ankles of the "fettered dead".

Pairs of iron fetters («πέδαι»/bonds) from Akanthos (modern-day Ierissos) (Ι.120.136). © Ministry of Culture