Figurine of Diana Venatrix

Diana Venatrix was a Roman huntress and mistress of wild animals, and a patron saint of women, also representing fertility and chastity. This figure belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of Diana Venatrix
Simple Name
Full Name
figurine of Diana Venatrix
length 80 mm; W 45 mm; TH 15 mm
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Continent

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