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ID 150
Grid Ref TL9925
Project type Unknown
County Essex
Site Colchester
Site Name North Hill
Site Type Colonia
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Import No
Place of manufacture Local
Location Colchester Castle Museum
Ref No COLEM 1924.4677
M/F Male
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Dioscurus
Aliases Attis; Jupiter Dolichenus
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Phrygian cap
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Worn, missing feet.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 62.50
Length 0.00
Parallels Wroxeter (no. 408); Canterbury (no. 641)
References Pitts 1979, no 131; Harris and Harris 1965, 102; Green 1976, 216 no 4
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Description Arms bent with hands (which are not really depicted) at armpits. Stands with weight on right leg, left forward. Groove around hip. Head turned to right. Not much of face remaining. Uncertain identity.


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