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ID 214
Grid Ref NY9070
Project type Unknown
County Northumberland
Site Chesters
Site Type Military
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Chesters Museum
Ref No HWMEH CH752
Form Attachment?
Type Animal
Name Stag
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Slightly worn, missing front leg
Classical 0
Quality Stylised 2
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 55.00
Length 56.00
References Green 1978, 55; Ross 1992, 418, fig 191; Thomas 1963, 14-16, fig 7e
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Description Unusual object. Flat section with stylised three-dimensional head. Open mouth, no eyes, and ears/horns protruding to the back of the head. Flat curved body with single shaft, rounded section, to rear as a leg. Flat circular projection from the rump. Purpose unknown.


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