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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....

Figurine of a horse

Horses were a very popular shape of statuette in ancient Greece. They were often placed in burials, and some may have been children’s toys. Unusually, there is no evidence that...

Oil lamp

The central hole in this oil lamp shows it was designed to be attached to a stand, and it has holes for twelve wicks. Its shape suggests it was made...

Mask of Demeter

This mask or fragment from a figurine shows the Greek goddess Demeter. It was collected by Lieutenant Colonel Montague whose collection of over 800 classical archaeological objects is an important...

Figurine of a female

A mask made of red terracotta, representing a goddess wearing a high, spreading head-dress. Dating from between 1100 and 500 BC, it was a votive offering, given to the...

Model of a temple

This is a model of a building with a square doorway, windows, and the outlines of blocks of stone or clay-tiled walls. Its size suggests it was used for religion,...

Oil lamp

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Greek, by Ariston of Athens and Delos, 3rd. century B.C. Long nozzle spreading and pointed; handle broken. Light brown, glazed black on...

Arrowheads

These items were described by their collector as ‘Greek arrow-heads, of various types. (1) Leaf shaped with central ridges and socket. (2) Fusil-shaped, three-sided. (3) With three blades merging at...

Figurine of a grotesque man

A terracotta figure, originally coloured, many small clay statuettes like this were made in Tanagra in Greece. The grotesque man in this model may represent a theatrical figure. The figure...

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