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ID 773
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SX9192
Project type Excavation
County Devon
Site Exeter
Site Name Mermaid Yard
Site Type Military
Location Type Fortress
Context Ditch 945.1
Context Quality 3
Site Date C1
Context Date c.75-80
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site 1st century samian
Location Exeter City Museum
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Mouse
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Seated
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 2
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 16.00
Length 27.00
References Allason-Jones 1991, 257, fig 116, no 104
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Description Small three dimensional statuette of a mouse on a flat oval ground. The depiction is stylised with a large dot-and-ring motif representing each eye, but is immediately recognisable as a mouse. (A-J)


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