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ID 1063
Grid Ref TQ3280
Project type Excavation
County Greater London
Site London
Site Name Billingsgate Lorry Park, Lower Thames Street
Site Type Large town
Location Type Waterfront
Context Unknown
Context Quality 2
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Museum of London
Ref No 85.276
M/F Male
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Hercules
Aliases Silenus, Satyr
Bearded Yes
Standing/Seated Seated
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Wineskin and cup
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good, slightly worn and seat missing
Classical Yes
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 84
Length 0
Description Nude male seated (although the object he was sitting on is missing). Holds wineskin in right hand and cup in left. The lower body is disproportionately small, in particular he has short legs and very small feet. A fairly crude depiction of the body but overall a nice piece.


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