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Accession_Number 23.11.31C
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Spartan warrior, profile to left, wearing helmet and holding round shield (with spot in the centre) and spear.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Slightly chipped; spear broken off completely; half the first leg also broken off.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta
Period Archaic
Date 7-5 c.
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.06.0017.jpg
2005.06.0017.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a Spartan warrior profile to the left holding a shield and wearing a helmet.
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Comparanda Smaller than Reading 23.11.31b, but similar in style.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.5
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 1.5
Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 21.08.2003; 21.06.2007
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