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ID 750
Grid Ref ST3490
Project type Excavation
County Newport
County Previously Monmouthshire
Site Caerleon
Site Name Cambria House, Mill Street
Site Type Military
Location Type Vicus Building 21+22
Context Destruction deposit 2429
Context Quality 3
Site Date C2-4
Context Date Early C4
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Newport Museum and Art Gallery
Ref No NPTMG 1986.105.519
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Goat
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Slightly worn.
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 21.20
Length 17.30
Parallels Kaufmann-Heinimann 1977, no 32; Leibundgut 1980, no 63; Uley; Brigstock; unpub from Chester
References Lloyd-Morgan 2000b, 367, fig 88, no 116
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Small piece with large horns which project from the rear of the head as a single piece with a groove down the middle. Wavy grooves for coat. Pedestal legs front and rear. Fairly crude but effective.


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