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|Collection:||Antiquities - Classical Greek & Roman|
The figure depicts either the Roman God Mars or an armoured Votary, a religious fanatic. The figure wears a military costume with crested helmet and breast plate. In the right hand is a handled dish called a patera, used for the drinking or offering of wine.
|Purchased from John Staunton, 1878.|
|Place of Origin:||Southern Italy, Italy|
|Place of Excavation:||Pompeii, Campania, Itlay|