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Accession_Number 23.11.31N
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Profile figure facing left with a flat helmet revealing the face. Only a stump of the spear remains. Holding a complete circular shield with a pattern visible. Thin legs emerge from underneath the shield. Lead is an off-colour white-grey.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Good condition, although the spear is chipped off completely.
Technique/Style Relief plaque
Provenance from the Spartan Temple of Artemis Orthia?
Period High Archaic (?)
Date 7-5 c
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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Comparanda Similar in colour to 23.11.31L, and similar in size to 23.11.31K or 23.11.31M.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0cm
Diameters 1.4cm for the shield.
Handle_height
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Location 11.1.9
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 28.08.2003; 21.06.2007
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