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Kylix

This ancient Greek drinking cup is decorated with very simple bands or lines. It was bought by Lt Col LAD Montague, a local collector, and donated, together with around 800 other...

Figurine of a pig

This small figurine of a sow was probably associated with the ancient Egyptian sky goddess It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he...

Aryballos

This ‘aryballos’, or perfume vessel, is decorated with an image of the goddess of victory (Nike). It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which...

Figurine of Athena Parthenos

This is a miniature version of the Athena Parthenos statue by Pheidas at the Acropolis, Athens. Montague, a local Victorian collector, believed it to be a genuine ancient Greek object....

Oil lamp

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Length 2.9 in. Relief. LOCUST ON BRANCH. Found in Egypt’. It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological...

Jug with incised decoration

This jar dates from the Middle Bronze Age in Cyprus. It is handmade and covered with a black slip through which the decoration has been scratched. It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel...

Intaglio ringstone

The image on this ‘intaglio’ ringstone shows a bearded god, possibly the Greek god Zeus or Poseidon. It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects,...

Oil lamp

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘As No. 37, 4.3 in. long: Handle broken. Syria’. It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects,...

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