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ID 364
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SX5052
Project type Unknown
County Devon
Site Plymstock
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Date Post-medieval
Object Period 10
Material Bronze
Import No
Place of manufacture local?
Location Torquay Museum
M/F Male
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mercury
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Petasos
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Petasos, ankle wings, purse
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 0.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Suffolk (59), Perth (229), London (42), Bristol (555)
References Green 1976, 198, pl IVe
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Small figurine with large wings on petasos and ankles. Right arm raised, left arm out to side with hand holding purse.


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