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ID 400
Grid Ref SJ5608
Project type Excavation
County Shropshire
Site Wroxeter
Site Name Viroconium
Site Type Civitas capital
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Shrewsbury Museum
Ref No SHYMS: A298
M/F Female
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Venus
Bearded No
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Head only
Classical 1
Quality Classical 3 or Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 25.00
Length 0.00
References Green 1976, 164, no 27; Anon 1913, 122; Bushe-Fox 1916, 34, pl XXII
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Description \'A very thin hollow casting of a small female head in bronze. . . The workmanship is rather unusual, the lines of the hair and eyes being very deeply cut.' Quite a large nose and eyes, head tilted to the left. Hair tied up at the back of the head. Possible attachment?


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