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Accession_Number 23.11.31E
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Profile figure facing left wearing a helmet and holding a shield with bike spokes formation. Appears to have once held a spear. Two prominent wide legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is an off-colour brown-grey.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Good condition, although the spear has broken off completely.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance From the Spartan Temple of Artemis Orthia?
Period High Archaic (?)
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.06.0030.jpg
2005.06.0030.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a figure wearing a helmet facing left and holding a shield.
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Comparanda Color is the same as 23.11.31c, and the size is same as 23.11.31d
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 4cm
Diameters 1.8cm for the shield
Handle_height
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Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 21.08.2003; 21.06.2007
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