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ID 881
Images No image in database
Grid Ref NT3472
Project type Excavation
County East Lothian
Site Inveresk
Site Name Inveresk Gate
Site Type Military
Location Type Vicus building 8
Context Posthole
Context Quality 2
Site Date Mid C2
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Secondary Material Gilded
Form Attachment
Type Bird
Name Eagle
Bearded No
Is an attribute of Jupiter
Clothed No
Drapery No
Classical 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 19.00
Length 0.00
References Thomas 1988, 172 and fiche 2:B3; Hunter 2002, 77, fig. 9
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Description Hunter - head of a pin; Thomas - Bronze perched eagle standing on a pedestal (broken) and with incised decoration on the folded wings and part of the body. Traces of gilding still survive.


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