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ID 15
Grid Ref TL9824
Project type Chance
County Essex
Site Colchester
Site Name St Mary's Lodge, west of Queen's Road
Site Type Colonia
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Import Yes?
Location Colchester Castle Museum
Ref No Virt Coll PC1493
M/F Male
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Jupiter Conservator
Bearded Yes
Standing/Seated Standing
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Thunderbolt, missing spear
Clothed No
Drapery Yes
Drapery description Cloak over left shoulders and across back
Condition Corrosion
Classical 1
Quality Classical 2
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 112.50
Length 0.00
Parallels Rolland 1965, no 3; Boucher 1973, no 73; Fleischer 1967, no 3; Menzel 1966, no 2; Zadoks-Josephus Jitta 1969, no 30
References Pitts 1979, no 31, pl 5; Green 1976, 216, no 32; Newton 1846, 447, pl LXVI, Hull 1963, 116, pl XIIIa
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Description On pedestal. Well modelled musculature of chest, torso and back, detailed head and face. Hair falls in ringlets around back of head, top of head flat with wavy hair, full beard. Legs quite long. Small mouth. Left arm raised to hold missing spear, right arm held forward with fulmen in hand.


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