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This hemispherical stone votive tablet has three genii cucullati carved in low relief.  The stone is badly weathered and no details remain on the face or cloaks.  The figures stand on a ledge and are contained within a rectanglular flat area carved into the stone. The raised figures are represented by the characteristic hood and cloak. The cloaks reach the figuresí knees. The figures  have been schematized to the shape of a skewed triangle with thin legs.  In contrast to the prevalent frontal presentation of the genii, two elements of the figures suggest they walk to the right; the slant of the legs and the point of the hoods to the left of the profiled figures.  Toynbee draws attention to a faint round object indicated on the surface of the central figureís cloak.  He suggests this is a patera, held in its hand.   Toynbee determines the work to be of local British manufacture as opposed to the other presumed non-native carvings in the military region of Hadrianís Wall 
  
Photograph: Betty Naggar  

Green, 1992, fig. 92  
Green, 1986,  fig.90  
Ross, 167, pl. 62  
Toynbee, 1962, pl. 82  
Toynbee, 1957, pl. 64, Fig. 1  
 

  
Three genii cucullati  
Cirencester, Gloucestershire  
3rd or 4th century  
Local limestone  
25.5 cm x 30.6 cm..  
Corinium Museum No. 2750 

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