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Object Number: 29-126-514
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Tyre
Maker: Elagabalus
Period: Elagabalus
Date Made: 218-222AD
Early Date: 218
Late Date: 222
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bust
Astarte
Temple
Trophy
Nike
Pedestal
Altar
Murex Shell
Outside Diameter:3.1cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Elagabalus. Temple of Astarte with six columns, arch in centre. within, Astarte crowning trophy at l. and being crowned by Nike on pedestal at r. In ex., altar and murex shell.


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