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ID 11
Grid Ref TQ3280
Project type Chance
County Greater London
Site London
Site Name River Thames at London Bridge
Site Type Large town
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Date C1-2
Object Period 2
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Found with 4 other figurines (4, 9, 10, 12)
Import Maybe
Place of manufacture Gaul, Mediterranean
Location British Museum
Ref No 1856,0701.14
M/F Male
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Apollo
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Plectrum, missing lyre?
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Missing left forearm and lower legs; some corrosion
Classical 1
Quality Classical 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 112.50
Length 0.00
Parallels Pitts 1979, no 8; Boucher 1973, no 20; Zadoks-Josephus Jitta 1969, no 3; Menzel 1960, no 3
References Smith 1840, pl VIII, 1859, 68; Toynbee 1964, 68; Pitts 1979, no 5, pl 6; Green 1976, 223, no 35
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Description Nude male stands looking down and to the right. Well modelled figure with great attention to detail (fingers, face). Elaborate hair, falling in long ringlets across shoulders and down back. The hair is tied back on the nape of the neck and on the crown of the head.


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