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Accession_Number 23.11.31K
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Warrior standing in profile to the left, wearing a helmet, holding a spear and a circular shield with radiating lines.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Inscriptions
Condition Slightly fragmented, but still in good condition (e.g. face visible), despite chipped-off spear; thin legs visible from beneath shield. Colour whitish-grey.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta
Period Archaic
Date 7-5 c.
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Comparanda Similar in size to Reading 23.11.31C, with a different colour to 23.11.31A-J).
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.1
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 1.6
Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 28.08.2003; 21.06.2007
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