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ID 558
Grid Ref ST7464
Project type Chance
County Wiltshire
Site Bath
Site Name Limpley Stoke
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Roman Baths Museum
Ref No BATRM 1986.134
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Eagle
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Jupiter
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Slightly worn but otherwise good
Classical 1
Quality Classical 3
Photo Yes
Illustration No
Height 38.00
Length 48.00
References Green 1976, 187, no 14
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Stands on a small, flat, round base but with foreshortened legs, which suggests that the base might have been added later but it is hard to tell. Head raised and turned to the left. Wings spread. Feathers nicely depicted as part of the casting (i.e. not incised later).


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