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ID 680
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SP3315
Project type Fieldwalking
County Oxfordshire
Site Ramsden
Site Name Brize Lodge Farm
Site Type Villa
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Ref No HER PRN 12.388
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Dove
Aliases Eagle
Bearded No
Is an attribute of Venus, Cupid
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Feet missing
Classical 1
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 0.00
Length 49.00
Parallels Kirk 1949, Woodeaton no 4
References Grew 1981, 344; Chambers 1981, 138, fig 39; Henig and Chambers 1984, 19-21, fig 1.1, pl 1
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Description Perhaps more likely a dove than eagle; belief in augury (Henig).


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