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The kleroterion, symbol of Athenian democracy

The kleroterion was a device for democratic drawing of ancient Greece.

No copy has reached a perfect state of conservation until our time, so scientists at IRAA (Institute for Research on Ancient Architecture) used high-precision robotics to cut this specimen into a block of Marble limestone. They relied on the remains excavated during excavations and on the writings of Aristotle mentioning this instrument to design a reproduction as consistent as possible with those that could be found in the Athenian City, cradle of our civilization.
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