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ID 215
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 CH1000
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Eagle
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Jupiter
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Some corrosion, head damaged, legs broken.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 34.00
Length 62.00
Parallels Osbournby (970)
References Green 1978, 55
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Solid, heavy piece. Wings folded across back, feathers shown as cross-hatched incisions. Feathers on back of neck are curved incisions radiating from centre of neck. Much of underside surface missing, some feathers visible on neck in same pattern. Leg stumps. Head is damaged, horizontal strip across front of head. Cannot tell what it is due to corrosion.


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