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ID 6
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SE9013
Project type Metal detector
County Lincolnshire
Site Scunthorpe
Site Name Dragonby
Site Type Rural
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Site Date 100BC-L4th AD
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Mars (no 13)
Import Maybe
Place of manufacture Gaul or Britain
Location Scunthorpe Museum
M/F Male
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mars
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Corinthian helmet
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Corinthian helmet
Clothed No
Drapery Yes
Drapery description Chlamys
Condition Missing left arm, right forearm, lower legs
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 4
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 80.00
Length 0.00
Prototype 4th/5th c BC Alexander or 'Hellenistic despot' by Lysippos
Parallels Colchester (26), Foss Dyke (31)
References Wilson 1971, 257; Green 1976, 162; Alcock 1996, 264-7, fig 11.15; Alcock 1989a
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Description Stands with right arm raised. Left leg bent. Large crested helmet. See Alcock for more.


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