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Accession_Number 23.11.31M
adlib_title Spartan relief figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Profile figure wearing a helmet and holding a circular shield with a possible bike spokes pattern. Appears to have once held a spear. Thin legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is an off-colour brown-grey.
Inscriptions
Condition Fragmented, with the spear completely chipped off. One leg is broken off completely.
Technique/Style Relief
Provenance From the Spartan Temple of Artemis Orthia?
Period High Archaic (?)
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.06.0083.jpg
2005.06.0083.jpg

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Comparanda Similar in colour to 23.11.31E. Similar in size to 23.11.31K.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 2.8cm
Diameters 1.4cm for the shield
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 28.08.2003; 21.06.2007
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