Vase Circa

What is the meaning of the leg painted on Greek shields on vases circa 450 BCE?

I saw 3 instances of it on black figure vases in th Boston MFA. A single white leg on the warriors shield. Whats with that?

for protection,speed and agility

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Vintage ROSEVILLE Iris Pink Double Handled Vase 915 5 circa 1939
Vintage ROSEVILLE Iris Pink Double Handled Vase 915 5 circa 1939
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French Limoge Porcelain Vase Circa 1908 SignedJean Pouyat Limoges
French Limoge Porcelain Vase Circa 1908 SignedJean Pouyat Limoges
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Vintage Weller Roma Triple Bud Vase Arts  Crafts Mission Style Circa 1920s
Vintage Weller Roma Triple Bud Vase Arts Crafts Mission Style Circa 1920s
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vintage Czech pottery Ditmar Urbach vase Paisley design circa 1930
vintage Czech pottery Ditmar Urbach vase Paisley design circa 1930
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HULL POTTERY CAMELLIA BUD VASES ART DECO ERA NO RESERVE CIRCA 1943 44
HULL POTTERY CAMELLIA BUD VASES ART DECO ERA NO RESERVE CIRCA 1943 44
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Rare Large 15 JUGTOWN Ware White Chinese Glaze Vase North Carolina Circa 1920s
Rare Large 15 JUGTOWN Ware White Chinese Glaze Vase North Carolina Circa 1920s
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Vintage McCoy Art Pottery Strawberry Jar with Pheasant Vase Circa 1950
Vintage McCoy Art Pottery Strawberry Jar with Pheasant Vase Circa 1950
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Roseville Pottery Gardenia Vase 686 10 Gray Circa 1950
Roseville Pottery Gardenia Vase 686 10 Gray Circa 1950
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Van Briggle 175 Vase Wheat Yucca Design circa 1925 Beautiful
Van Briggle 175 Vase Wheat Yucca Design circa 1925 Beautiful
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Antique Japanese Circa 1909 Nippon Coralene Rare Bleeding Hearts Vase
Antique Japanese Circa 1909 Nippon Coralene Rare Bleeding Hearts Vase
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Antique Japanese Nippon Vase Circa 1891
Antique Japanese Nippon Vase Circa 1891
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VINTAGE McCoy Pottery Double Tulip Flower  Leaf Vase Art Pottery USA Circa 1940
VINTAGE McCoy Pottery Double Tulip Flower Leaf Vase Art Pottery USA Circa 1940
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Royal Doulton English Porcelain 9 Vase Holly Pattern Circa 1986
Royal Doulton English Porcelain 9 Vase Holly Pattern Circa 1986
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Vintage Mccoy Matte Pink Art Deco Vase Circa 1930s EVC
Vintage Mccoy Matte Pink Art Deco Vase Circa 1930s EVC
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Vintage Wheel Thrown Studio Pottery Vase Signed  Dated Canada Circa 1975
Vintage Wheel Thrown Studio Pottery Vase Signed Dated Canada Circa 1975
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Circa 1864 Wedgwood Jasperware Vase Jardiniere Bowl
Circa 1864 Wedgwood Jasperware Vase Jardiniere Bowl
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Two Piece Wedgwood Lot Light Blue Jasperware Vase  Pin Tray Circa 1960s
Two Piece Wedgwood Lot Light Blue Jasperware Vase Pin Tray Circa 1960s
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California Pottery Small Planter Vase Circa 1950S 7 1 2 Beautiful
California Pottery Small Planter Vase Circa 1950S 7 1 2 Beautiful
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ROSEVILLE FERELLA YELLOW TAN LAMP VASE CIRCA 1931 IN NEAR MINT CONDITION
ROSEVILLE FERELLA YELLOW TAN LAMP VASE CIRCA 1931 IN NEAR MINT CONDITION
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VAN BRIGGLE BUTTERFLY VASE PERSIAN BLUE CIRCA 30S MINT CONDITION
VAN BRIGGLE BUTTERFLY VASE PERSIAN BLUE CIRCA 30S MINT CONDITION
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Mid Century Studio Pottery Stoneware Vase Hand Painted Signed Circa 1970s
Mid Century Studio Pottery Stoneware Vase Hand Painted Signed Circa 1970s
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Nippon Hand Painted Vase HP Orchids Checkerboard Circa 1915 Morimura Deco Style
Nippon Hand Painted Vase HP Orchids Checkerboard Circa 1915 Morimura Deco Style
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ROYAL COPENHAGEN Ellen Malmer Designer Fajance Vase Denmark Circa 1960s
ROYAL COPENHAGEN Ellen Malmer Designer Fajance Vase Denmark Circa 1960s
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Roseville Pottery Green PEONY Small Handled Vase 57 4 Circa 1942
Roseville Pottery Green PEONY Small Handled Vase 57 4 Circa 1942
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Barbie in Blue Lady Head Vase Circa 1940s
Barbie in Blue Lady Head Vase Circa 1940s
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MOORCROFT IRIS ART POTTERY VASE 375 CIRCA 1953 1978
MOORCROFT IRIS ART POTTERY VASE 375 CIRCA 1953 1978
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CIRCA 1950s PEACH COLORED VASE PACIFIC POTTERY
CIRCA 1950s PEACH COLORED VASE PACIFIC POTTERY
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Rare Nippon Noritake Queen Louise Portrait Vase 14 Inch Circa 1890
Rare Nippon Noritake Queen Louise Portrait Vase 14 Inch Circa 1890
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RARE Roseville Vase Circa 1923 Dish LK
RARE Roseville Vase Circa 1923 Dish LK
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circa 1860 English Staffordshire porcelain Imari style vases matching pair
circa 1860 English Staffordshire porcelain Imari style vases matching pair
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Circa 1950 Karlsruhe Majolica Grey Crackel Glaze Vase 5692 West Germany
Circa 1950 Karlsruhe Majolica Grey Crackel Glaze Vase 5692 West Germany
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Vintage Wedgwood Jasperware Blue Vase with 4 Cherubs for 4 Seasons Circa 1972
Vintage Wedgwood Jasperware Blue Vase with 4 Cherubs for 4 Seasons Circa 1972
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Vintage Lady Head Vase 5 TallHand Painted NIPPON Made In Japan circa 1950s
Vintage Lady Head Vase 5 TallHand Painted NIPPON Made In Japan circa 1950s
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VASE ADAPTED AS LAMP PORCELAIN ROSENTHAL ZAUBERGARTEN GERMANY CIRCA1940
VASE ADAPTED AS LAMP PORCELAIN ROSENTHAL ZAUBERGARTEN GERMANY CIRCA1940
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ROSEVILLE MONTACELLO 525 VASE 559 5 BLUE FROSTED GLAZE CIRCA 1931 MINT
ROSEVILLE MONTACELLO 525 VASE 559 5 BLUE FROSTED GLAZE CIRCA 1931 MINT
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Vintage GREEN MATTE TRILOGY VASE CIRCA 1920 Arts  Crafts
Vintage GREEN MATTE TRILOGY VASE CIRCA 1920 Arts Crafts
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ROSEVILLE POTTERY 5 1 8 SUNFLOWER 512 5 CURVED HANDLED VASE CIRCA 1930s VIBRANT
ROSEVILLE POTTERY 5 1 8 SUNFLOWER 512 5 CURVED HANDLED VASE CIRCA 1930s VIBRANT
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ROSEVILLE POTTERY 6 1 2 WINDSOR 547 6 TERRA COTTA ROUND VASE CIRCA 1931
ROSEVILLE POTTERY 6 1 2 WINDSOR 547 6 TERRA COTTA ROUND VASE CIRCA 1931
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WELLER POTTERY 9 1 4 KLYRO RED COSMOS VASE ARTIST BASE MARKED Circa 1920s
WELLER POTTERY 9 1 4 KLYRO RED COSMOS VASE ARTIST BASE MARKED Circa 1920s
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Irish Belleek Shamrock Vase 7h Mark Gold Circa 1984
Irish Belleek Shamrock Vase 7h Mark Gold Circa 1984
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