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ID 444
Grid Ref TL9925
Project type Unknown
County Essex
Site Colchester
Site Type Colonia
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Colchester Castle Museum
Ref No COLEM 15315
M/F Male
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Ram
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Seated
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good, slightly worn.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 26.00
Length 39.00
Parallels York (317)
References Green 1976, 217, no 49, pl 29c
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Couchant ram with large rounded haunches. Head turned 90 degrees to body, facing left. Small body compared to head. Large horns curl around ears and point forward. Decorated with dots and incised groove to indicate features. Small ears protrude slightly to the back of the head. Slot along the bottom.


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