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ID 601
Grid Ref ST7266
Project type Chance
County Somerset
Site Bath
Site Name Weston
Site Type Small town
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Roman Baths Museum
Ref No BATRM 1983.30
M/F Female
Age Mature
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Priestess
Aliases Worshipper
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Headgear Veil
Attributes Missing
Attribute description Probably held patera or similar in right hand
Clothed Yes
Clothing description Long tunic
Drapery Yes
Drapery description Drapery wrapped around waist, over left forearm, and head covered.
Condition Slightly worn. Missing most of right arm
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 80.00
Length 0.00
References Green 1976, 187, no 16; Scarth 1864, 85, pl XXXV
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Description Stands with right hand open with coarse fingers on the back, front a mitten hand. Crude depiction of face with slit mouth and bulbous round eyes. Also very crude depiction of drapery folds. Feet emerge below hem of gown. Upper part of body at back plain, a little drapery shown around waist and coarse incisions depict the lower part of the gown. Head tilted forward slightly giving a sinuous profile.


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