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Figure of a soldier

English

Alabaster

Museum number: SC25

Curatorial note

Statuette of a warrior in Roman military dress.The figure wears a laurel wreath, with ribbons hanging down the back; the head turned half-right. A book (or staff?) is held in the right hand against the shoulder, while the left hand holds a (illegible) - shaped shield carved with a grotesque mask. Alabaster, mounted on a square slab of white marble. Perhaps from a church monument.


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