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ID 664
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TQ7656
Project type Chance
County Kent
Site Maidstone
Site Name Westree
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 10
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Lamp
M/F Male
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Silvanus
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Attributes Yes
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Broken off at ankles.
Classical 1
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 50.80
Length 0.00
Parallels Brampton (609)
References Green 1976, 229; Robertson 1883, 73; Haverfield et al. 1932, 101; Poste 1858, 166; Wright 1848, 261 + fig
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Description Post-medieval pipe tamper? Although no complete examples or any parallels were found, the similarity between the Brampton and Maidstone pieces, and the Hercules from York (308) suggest that this might be a pipe tamper.


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