Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Vladimir Naikhin
Rattle
Greece
Late Geometric period, Melian style, 750 BCE
Pottery
H: 11.1; W: 8 cm
Gift of Claire Huchet-Bishop, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of Dr. Arthur Briskier
Accession number: 79.23.53
 
 
Common toys in ancient Greece include rattles, yoyos, hoops and sticks, board games, jointed dolls, toy soldiers and animals, made from wood, clay, leather, or rags.


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir