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ID 408
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SJ5709
Project type Excavation
County Shropshire
Site Wroxeter
Site Type Military
Location Type Fortress
Context Demolition layer
Context Quality 3
Site Date C1
Context Date Late C1
Object Date C1 BC/AD
Object Period 1
Material Bronze
Import Yes
Place of manufacture Italy?
Location Wroxeter
M/F Male
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Dioscurus
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Pileus
Attributes Missing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Corroded, hands missing.
Classical 1
Quality High
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 0.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Colchester (no. 150); Tongeren (de Boe 1981); Canterbury (no. 641); Babelon and Blanchet 1895, 299, no 687
References Henig and Webster 2002, 104-5, fig 4.8; Henig, Webster & Wilkins 1987, 360-2; Frere 1986, 391
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Description Stands with left leg in front of right. Arms raised to chest, bent at elbows. More in Henig.


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