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ID 1039
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TL9924
Project type Excavation
County Essex
Site Colchester
Site Name St Mary's Hospital
Site Type Colonia
Location Type Temple 10
Context Road surface L174
Context Quality 3
Context Date C2- early 3
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Caducei (1038, 1040) , Mercury (1041), priestess (1042)
Ref No SF 1243
Form Votive
Type Deity
Name Mercury
Bearded No
Attributes Yes
Attribute description Caduceus
Clothed No
Drapery No
Classical 1
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 0.00
Length 57.00
Parallels Uley (706)
References Crummy 2006, 60 and 67, fig. 29 no 2
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Description Caduceus made from two entwined pieces of wire. The terminals have rudimentary moudlings to suggest snake heads, and one has an incised eye on one side; random grooves hint at markings or scales (Crummy 67)


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