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ID 198
Grid Ref NY8571
Project type Excavation
County Northumberland
Site Carrawburgh
Site Name Coventina's Well
Site Type Military
Location Type Shrine
Context Well
Context Quality 3
Site Date Early C2-4
Object Date C2-3
Object Period 3
Material Bronze
Other finds from site 235, brooches, masks, coins etc
Location Chesters Museum
Ref No HWMEH CH1506
Form Attachment
Type Animal
Name Horse
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Slightly worn, tip of tail broken.
Classical 0
Quality Stylised 2
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 33.00
Length 48.00
References Green 1976, 51, pl 83; Allason-Jones and McKay 1985, 23, no 39
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Description Two-dimensional bronze horse which is hollowed at the back with a central, circular-sectioned bulge suggesting a missing stud shank. The tip of the tail is missing. He is walking to the right with his ears pricked forward. The piece is lively but stylized. No attempt has been made to indicate coat, features or harness (A-J and Miket).


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