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Accession_Number 23.11.31IIII
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Female facing left, wearing a pointed headdress over long styled hair. One hand appears to be held up to the face. There is a thin spike projecting upwards at the back. The skirt is belted at the waist, and is patterned with vertical bands containing zigzags or chevrons which terminate at a shin-length curved hem. The left shin and foot appear angled back to the other foot, giving the figure the appearance of walking.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition The tip of the back spike is chipped, but otherwise the figure appears complete.
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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Artist
Attribution
Image
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Height 3.3
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 1.0
Location 11.1.9
Edited_by Sarah; Liz
Date_edited 09.06.2005; 21.06.2007
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