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Accession_Number 23.11.31KK
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Male facing left, playing pipes. Wearing only a short cloak, which is wound about the shoulders and draped to fall forward over both arms. The left hand holds the pipes to the lips, and the right hand is clenched to grip an incomplete object.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition The legs have broken off at mid-thigh level, and there is some chipping to the extremities of the pipe and draperies. There are broken edges at top and bottom of the right fist.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta
Period Archaic
Date 7-5 c.
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.96.0035.jpg
2003.96.0035.jpg
Top view of a Spartan lead figurine, showing a man playing pipes (second from the left).
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2003.96.0036.jpg
2003.96.0036.jpg
Top view of a Spartan lead figurine, showing a man playing pipes (far left).
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2005.06.0074.jpg
2005.06.0074.jpg

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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 4.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W 2.6
Location 11.1.9
Edited_by Sarah Moss
Date_edited 23/06/2005
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