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ID 134
Grid Ref TL1307
Project type Excavation
County Hertfordshire
Site St Albans
Site Name Verulamium
Site Type Civitas capital
Location Type Unknown
Context Unstratified
Context Quality 2
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Import No
Place of manufacture Local
Location Verulamium Museum
Ref No SABMS 81.2599
M/F Female
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Venus
Bearded No
Headgear Diadem
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Gown
Drapery Yes
Drapery description over shoulders
Condition Missing lower half, corroded
Classical 1
Quality Classical 3
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 51.50
Length 0.00
References Pitts 1979, no 114; Green 1976, 207; Wheeler and Wheeler 1936, 212 fig. 46 no 54
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Description Upper half of female. Hair worn in frontal peak, double bun at nape and a lock over each shoulder; traces of V-neckline and drapery. . . Poor face; eyes not level, slit mouth; probably local (Pitts)


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