Figurine of a woman

Description
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 has a plaited band around her hair. Her eyes would originally have been inlaid with glass or enamel.
Accession Loan No.
WESTM : 1985.192
Collection Class
Roman
Common Name
figurine of a woman
Simple Name
figurine
Period Classification
Iron Age (700 BC - AD 43)
Production Country
England
Production Continent
Europe
Material
metal, bronze
Collector / Excavator
Western Archaeological Trust
Collection Site Name
Henley Wood Roman Temple
Collection Parish
Yatton
Collection Town
Yatton
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Country
England
Collection Continent
Europe

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