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ID 22
Grid Ref TL1307
Project type Excavation
County Hertfordshire
Site St Albans
Site Name Verulamium
Site Type Civitas capital
Location Type Insula XV
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Date Post-medieval
Object Period 10
Material Bronze
Location Verulamium Museum
Ref No SABMS 80.1426
M/F Male
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Apollo
Bearded No
Attributes Missing
Attribute description Lyre
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Black patina
Classical 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 45.00
Length 0.00
Parallels For other figured examples see PAS database (e.g. ESS-B810C5 or SUSS-6145D6)
References Pitts 1979, no 9; Green 1976, 207, no 17
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Description POST-MEDIEVAL PIPE TAMPER. Simple figure with no real modelling; smooth unfeatured head; outstretched right arm, once held lyre. On small base (Pitts p50). Could this be the pipe-tamper? No other figure in the museum fits the simple description and it is the right size.


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