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Accession_Number 23.11.31V
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Warrior facing right, with crested helmet and round shield decorated with "bicycle-spoke" design. There is an also area of square grid-marking on the neck, below the back of the helmet.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
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Decoration
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Condition There is a large notch-shaped section missing from the crest and top of the helmet. The arm extending to the right of the shield is bent upwards, and is missing the hand. The left leg is broken off above the knee; and the right leg is warped to the right, and is missing a foot.
Technique/Style Relief plaque
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta.
Period Archaic
Date 7-5c.
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Archive_Ref reference 1
Beazley_DB
Height 3.2
Diameters
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Other_dims. W 1.8
Location 14
Edited_by Sarah Moss
Date_edited 07.07.2005
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