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Figurine of Mercury

This Roman bronze figurine depicts Mercury (Hermes) (messenger of the gods) in a winged hat and shoes, holding a money bag in his right hand. It dates from AD 300-400...

Figurine of Chinese Tomb Guardian

This pottery figure is shown wearing armour and stands on what seems to be an ox. The figure originally held a sword or spear. Tomb guardians were placed with the...

Figurine of Minerva

This Roman bronze figurine depicts Minerva (goddess of wisdom and healing) in aegis (protective cloak) and tunic with her right arm raised. It dates from AD 300-400 and was found...

Figurine of Mars

This Roman bronze figurine depicts Mars (god of war) nude apart from plumed helmet, raising his right arm. It dates from AD 300-400 and was found in the Roman temple...

Figurine of Capricorn

Capricorn, the tenth sign of the zodiac, has the head of a goat and the body of a fish. Capricorn was also the emblem of the Roman armyês Second Legion...

Figurine of Hercules

This Roman bronze figurine depicts Hercules (god of victory) holding a wine cup and club. It dates from AD 300 - 400 and was found in the Roman temple at...

Figurine of a woman

This beautiful figurine comes from the site of a Roman temple. Many people have assumed that she is a mother goddess. She is wearing a torc around her neck and...

Carving of figure from Meare Church

This male figure comes from the church at Meare, which was built by the abbots of Glastonbury. The figure dates from about 1500 and evidently depicts a priest or saint....

Allerton Cope

A cope is a long cloak worn by a priest or bishop. The Allerton cope is made of silk and decorated with English embroidery in silver gilt and silk thread....

Congresbury Carving

This remarkable carving probably comes from the shrine of St Cyngar. He may have been born in Wales in the late 400s and lived as a holy man at Congresbury....

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