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ID 339
Grid Ref TQ3280
Project type Unknown
County Greater London
Site London
Site Name Fish Street Hill
Site Type Large town
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Date Late C3- early C4
Object Period 4
Material Bronze
Import No
Place of manufacture Local
Location Museum of London
Ref No A2469
M/F Female
Age Mature
Form Head
Type Deity
Name Venus
Bearded No
Headgear Diadem
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 62.50
Length 0.00
Parallels Rolland 1965, no 75; Fleischer 1967, no 78+87
References Pitts 1979, no 246, pl 3; Wheeler 1930, 46; Lindgren 1980, 87, pl 58
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Description Eyes not level and mouth odd - no upper lips really. Simple depiction and not great, but some effort has gone into the face and hair even if it is not that well executed. Lopsided as left eye and lobe of diadem are higher than the right.


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