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ID 236
Grid Ref ST3390
Project type Excavation
County Newport
County Previously Monmouthshire
Site Caerleon
Site Type Military
Location Type Fortress
Context Castle villa building
Context Quality 2
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon
Ref No 31.78
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Panther
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Bacchus
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Head missing and lower right foreleg. Some wear and corrosion.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 37.00
Length 40.00
References Green 1978, 48; Lee 1849, 79, pl IV no 3; Hutchinson 1986, 252-3, Me-55; Lee 1842, 65, pl. XXXIII no 8
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Description Hollow body. Stands on rectangular base. Right foreleg raised. Teats on belly. Feet rather coarse, clumsily depicted. Thin tail is a small loop from the rump and attached to rear right leg.


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