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Accession_Number 23.11.31I
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Profile figure facing left and wearing a helmet. Holding a shield with a compact bike spokes pattern. Wide legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is an off-colour brown-grey.
Inscriptions
Condition Chipped in many places, but the remains indicate where the helmet, face, and spear once were.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance From the Spartan Temple of Artemis Orthia?
Period High Archaic (?)
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.06.0008.jpg
2005.06.0008.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a figure wearing a helmet facing left and holding a shield.
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Comparanda Slightly smaller than 23.11.31b, and the colour is different to 23.11.31a-h.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.1cm
Diameters 2.0cm for the 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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