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ID 527
Grid Ref SP1726
Project type Chance
County Gloucestershire
Site Stow-on-the-Wold
Site Name Swell
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Date C3/2 BC
Object Period 9
Material Bronze
Import Yes
Place of manufacture North Italy
Location Corinium Museum
Ref No Royce Collection (1984/58/287)
M/F Male
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mars
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Helmet
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Helmet
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Skirt and cuirass
Drapery No
Condition Right arm broken at elbow; worn
Classical 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 84.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Mount Batten (Henig 1988, 70); Adam 1984, no263
References Green 1976, 176; Henig and Paddock 1993, 85, fig 1.2
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Description He wears a crested Apulo-Corinthian helmet, a cuirass (ornamented at the back with a star motif) and a belted triple-tiered skirt composed of pteryges. Supposedly found at Swell.


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