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Figurine

Votive

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Object Number:
MS5753
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made:
300 BCE to 100 BCE
Early Date:
-300
Late Date:
-100
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Terracotta
Iconography:
Foot
Human
Description:
Small votive terracotta left foot; Central Italy, undoutedly from a sanctuary/votive deposit; broken across calf. On platform. Broken above and behind. Complete foot is shown as if resting on the thick sole of a sandal. The ankle is preserved and some of the lower part of the leg. Rather wide separation between big toe and the next. Mould made in two parts: the seam runs vertically down the center of the leg and foot and through the separation beside the big toe. Two vent holes 0.025m in diameter through bottom of foot. Reddish buff clay with grits and buff surfacing. About 2/3 life size.
Height:
14.5cm
Length:
20cm
Depth:
8.5cm

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