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ID 13
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SE9013
Project type Metal detector
County Lincolnshire
Site Scunthorpe
Site Name Dragonby
Site Type Rural
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Site Date 100BC-L4th AD
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Another Mars (no 6)
Import Maybe
Place of manufacture Britain or Gaul
Location Scunthorpe Museum
M/F Male
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mars Ultor
Bearded Yes
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Helmet
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Tunic with belt
Drapery No
Condition Slight corrosion, right hand missing
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 3
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 98.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Guildhall Museum 1908, 69, no 7; Cunnington and Goddard 1934, 224
References Alcock 1996, 264-7, fig 11.15, no 2; Green 1976, 162, pl Ia; Alcock 1989a
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Description Crude Mars in standard pose with right arm raised. Wears a belted tunic, the belt decorated with vertical grooves. Rather flat profile. Almond shaped eyes, heavy beard. See Alcock for more.


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