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ID 23
Grid Ref TQ3079
Project type Unknown
County Greater London
Site London
Site Type Large town
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Import Maybe
Place of manufacture Britain or Gaul
Location Museum of London
Ref No G2064
M/F Male
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mars
Bearded Yes
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Corinthian helmet
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Patera, missing spear
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Short kilt, plain cuirass with short sleeves, greaves with interlaced thongs
Drapery No
Condition Worn, some damage to left heel and foot
Classical 1
Quality Classical 3
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 96.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Boucher 1973, no 94; Zadoks-Josephus Jitta 1967, no 16
References Pitts 1979, 51, no 10, pl 9; Green 1976, 224, no 69; Guildhall Museum 1908, no 6, pl. XV, 5
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Description Nice piece, well executed in parts (details of clothes, musculature and face) but left arm is short and stumpy and right forearm long. The torso looks quite long but is is about right. Left foot very small. Right arm attached to torso.


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