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Accession_Number 23.11.31RRRR
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Crested figure facing right holding a shield and a spear. The shield is decorated with a rosette and boss design, and a straight but separate element runs down from the left of the shield and across near the base.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition The top of the crest is missing, and the solid base is crumpled. The figurine appears distorted, and there is a crack across the centre of the figure.
Technique/Style Relief plaque
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta
Period Archaic
Date 7-5 c.
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Attribution
Image
2005.06.0119.jpg
2005.06.0119.jpg

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Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 2.7
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 1.9
Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Sarah; Liz
Date_edited 23.06.2005; 21.06.2007
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