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Accession_Number 23.11.31BB
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Warrior facing right, holding a round shield with a design of spokes radiating from a central boss, and a diagonally-hefted spear.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Munsell_color
Decoration
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Condition The head of the figure has broken off, as has the top of the spear. There is a section missing from the right of the shield, and the central boss has almost become detached. Te right foot is also missing. There are further fracture-lines extending at nine o'clock from the top of the figure and across the shield from the centre.
Technique/Style Relief plaque
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta.
Period Archaic
Date 7-5 c.
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Attribution
Image
2005.06.0013.jpg
2005.06.0013.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a warrior facing right and holding a shield.
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2005.06.0014.jpg
2005.06.0014.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a warrior facing right and holding a shield.
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Archive_Ref reference 1
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Height 3.4
Diameters
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Other_dims. W 2.0
Location 11.1.9
Edited_by Sarah; Liz
Date_edited 07.07.2005; 21.06.2007
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