Jonas Lau Markussen

Male Gold Foil Figure with Beaker

The illustration displays some of the common characteristics among the figures depicted on the Gold Foil Figures.


This male figure is wearing a kaftan with an overlapping front, and his hair is shoulder length as is common for male figures.


Appearing from the top of the beaker is the ‘horn-shaped’ Classical Abundantia motif, implying that the person is drinking or carrying out a beaker filled to the brim.


The Gold Foil Figures are contemporary with Style II B (c. 550–650) and display many of the same style characteristics.


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