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ID 12
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 Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Found with 4 other figurines (4, 9-11)
Import Maybe
Location British Museum
M/F Male
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Attis
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Phrygian cap
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Fruit
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Short tunic, trousers (bracae) open at front and buttoned from knees to ankles, shoes
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Classical 2 or 3
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 0.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Menzel 1966, no 58a; Esperandieu and Rolland 1959, pl. XXVII, no. 68
References Smith 1840, pl VIII, 1859, 69; Pitts 1979, no 130; Toynbee 1964, 92; Green 1976, 222, no 19
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Youth standing with trousers which are open at the front to expose his genitals, but buttoned from knee to ankle. Holds cornucopia in left hand and grapes in right.


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