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ID 27
Grid Ref TL3835
Project type Chance
County Hertfordshire
Site Barkway
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Hoard
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Date L2-e3rd?
Object Period 3
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Plaques dedicated to Mars and Vulcan
Import Maybe
Location British Museum
Ref No 1817,0308.1
M/F Male
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mars
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Helmet
Other Baldric
Attributes Missing
Attribute description Shield and spear
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Right leg missing below knee, left foot and hands also missing, some pitting and corrosion
Classical 1
Quality Classical 2
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 200.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Faider-Feytmans 1957, no 11+318
References Pitts 1979, no 13, pl 17; Toynbee 1964, 66; British Museum 1964, 56; Lindgren 1980, 108-9, pl 78; Taylor 1914, 149, pl X
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Description Stands with left leg bent, head turned slightly to the right. Right arm raised, probably held spear. Left arm held a shield. Well modelled. Baldric across right shoulder.


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