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ID 569
Grid Ref SU2862
Project type Chance
County Wiltshire
Site Great Bedwyn
Site Name Brail Wood Villa
Site Type Villa
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes
Ref No DZSWS: 2004.246.1
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Cockerel
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Slightly worn and corroded. Head damaged, beak missing, nick from top of tail feather.
Classical 1
Quality Classical 3 or Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 36.00
Length 0.00
References Green 1976, 192, pl III I, Cunnington and Goddard 1934, 196, fig. 31, no. 407
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Stands with head turned to left. Feathers incised on left side, right mostly corroded. Moulded wings.


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