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ID 610
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TG2427
Project type Chance
County Norfolk
Site Felmingham
Site Name Felmingham Hall
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Hoard
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Context Date C3
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Hoard in a pot
Location British Museum
Ref No 1925,0610.7
Form Attachment
Type Bird
Name Raven
Bearded No
Clothed No
Drapery No
Classical 0
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 51.00
Length 68.00
Parallels Silchester (433?); Milber Down (583)
References Green 1976, 205; British Museum 1964, 60; Haverfield 1901a, 307-9; Gilbert 1978, 168-70, fig. 4D
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Description Gilbert - solid cast in bronze or brass still retains the ball or globe on which it originally stood, which in turn was placed on an iron staff, now missing. . . [It] has a round object in its beak. . . decorated with a series of stamp-marks along its back, made up of small circles in no obviously apparent pattern, presumably representing feathers.


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