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ID 718
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SP8933
Project type Metal detector
County Buckinghamshire
Site Bow Brickhill
Site Name Fenny Stratford Bypass
Site Type Rural
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Ram
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 32.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Babelon and Blanchet 1895, 484 no 1185
References Frere 1991, 258, fig 19; Farley 1990, 148; Henig 1995c, 53-5, fig. 21
[Link to Bibliography]
Description 2 purses suspended over the back. Solder on base suggests it was part of a group, possibly with Mercury. Unusual fleece depicted by stamped rings. See Henig for more.


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