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ID 309
Grid Ref SE6052
Project type Unknown
County Yorkshire, North
Site York
Site Type Colonia
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Yorkshire Museum
Ref No YORYM H2428
Form Attachment
Type Bird
Name Peacock
Aliases Pigeon
Bearded No
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Damage to breast and right wing
Classical 0
Quality Classical 3
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 53.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Faider-Feytmans 1979, 134, pl. 97 no. 238 (Tongeren); Kaufmann-Heinimann 1994, 142-3, taf. 90 no. 248 (Avenches); Zadocks-Josephus Jitta 1973, no. 44
References Green 1978, 75, no 25, pl 71; Home 1924, pl opp 130
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Description Bronze pigeon or peacock on ferrule, stylised under feathers, horizontal strokes around neck (Green) Ring and dot eyes; sturdy legs; tail end cut flat.


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