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ID 206
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SJ4066
Project type Chance
County Cheshire
Site Chester
Site Name Commonhall Street
Site Type Military
Location Type Granaries
Context Pit in cellar I
Context Quality 2
Site Date C2-3
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Secondary Material Eyes enamelled
Other finds from site None
Location Grovesnor Museum
Ref No 4.R.1970
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Owl
Bearded No
Is an attribute of Minerva
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1 or 2
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 38.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Reinach 1894, no 324; Faider-Feytmans 1957, no 167
References Green 1978, 52; Petch and Thomspon 1959, 56, pl Xa; Lloyd-Morgan 1977, 104, fig. 3-4
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Description Feathers incised, would have been attached to pedestal (see sheet for more details and parallels)


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