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ID 429
Grid Ref TM3034
Project type Unknown
County Suffolk
Site Felixstowe?
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Import No
Place of manufacture Local
Location Ipswich Museum
Ref No ISPMG 1966-104
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Pigeon
Aliases Eagle, dove
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Jupiter
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Worn and slightly corroded. Feet missing.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 42.00
Length 54.00
References Pitts 1979, no 187; possibly Green 1976, 218, no 8
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Slightly odd eagle, perhaps a pigeon, with a long neck and wings partially spread giving very wide back. Small beak, ring and dot eyes. Fairly detailed rendering of feathers - scalloped on wings and back with central groove and herringbone grooves on either side. On the breast the feathers have a central groove and radiating grooves around the edge. Small tail with the feathers largely corroded away.


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