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Accession_Number 23.11.31L
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Profile warrior holding a round shield.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Fragmented, cracked, and chipped, with no clear defining features except shield. Brownish-grey colour.
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
2005.06.0077.jpg
2005.06.0077.jpg
Top view of a lead Spartan figurine.
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Comparanda Similar in size to Reading 23.11.31E, and similar in colour to Reading 23.11.31R.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.7
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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