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ID 246
Grid Ref ST3390
Project type Excavation
County Newport
County Previously Monmouthshire
Site Caerleon
Site Name Bear House Field
Site Type Military
Location Type Civilian settlement
Context Unknown
Context Quality 2
Object Date c.130-230
Object Period 3
Material Lead
Location National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon
Ref No 54.389A
M/F Female
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Fortuna?
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Branch or cornucopia
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Appears to wear gown or toga
Drapery No
Condition Worn and corroded. Missing below upper legs.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1 or 2
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 60.50
Length 0.00
Parallels Brough-under-Stainmore (188); Motcombe(776)
References Green 1978, 49, no 12; Boon 1956-63, unpub ms, Objects of Lead no 1
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Very crude face with wedge nose and slit mouth. Hollow below the waist. Holds an object in her left hand.


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