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ID 819
Grid Ref TQ3281
Project type Excavation
County Greater London
Site London
Site Name No 1 Poultry
Site Type Large town
Context 16993
Context Quality 3
Site Date Mid C1+
Context Date post-Roman (medieval?)
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Museum of London
Ref No ONE94 [16993] <2837>
M/F Male
Age Youth
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Bacchus
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Baskets of grapes
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Missing lower legs, face slightly worn
Classical 1
Quality Classical 3
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 61.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Menzel 1966, no. 49 (Trier)
References Rowsome 2000, 46 + fig; Wardle 1998, 83
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Description Unusual and interesting piece. Youghful Bacchus, quite chubby but with some definition of musculature. Hair in ringlets at the back of the neck. Balances a basket of grapes on his left shoulder and holds another smaller basket at his right side. Nice details on body, hair and baskets.


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