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ID 317
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 2003.264
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Ram
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Seated
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition worn
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 35.00
Length 42.50
Parallels Colchester (444)
References Green 1978, 76, no 36, pl 89
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Hollow body, front part of the ram only - attachment? Large horns curl around very small ears. Rather abstract face, no eyes or mouth depicted. Attenuated forelegs tucked under the body. Head at right angle (looking right) to the body. Wool depicted by cross-hatching.


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