Figurine of Diana Venatrix

Description
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.
5/1946/736
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of Diana Venatrix
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of Diana Venatrix
Dimensions
length 80 mm; W 45 mm; TH 15 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman Imperial - 31 BC-476 AD
Family Group

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

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