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Accession_Number 23.11.31D
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Profile figure facing lef, wearing a helmet and holding a shield. Appears to have once held a spear. Two prominent wide legs emerge from underneath shield. Lead is an off-colour black-grey.
Inscriptions
Condition Slightly chipped on the shield, spear is broken off.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance Grom the Spartan Temple of Artemis Orthia?
Period High Archaic (?)
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.06.0024.jpg
2005.06.0024.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a figure facing to the left wearing a helmet and holding a shield.
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Comparanda Slightly larger than 23.11.31c, smaller than the other two.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.8cm
Diameters 1.8cm for shield
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 21.08.2003; 21.06.2007
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