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ID 888
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SP8240
Project type Metal detector
County Buckinghamshire
Site Bancroft
Site Type Villa
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Site Date C1-4
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Marble cockerel
Location Missing
Form Figurine
Type Bird
Name Cockerel
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Is an attribute of Mercury
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 38.00
Length 0.00
Parallels Chesterholm (211), Brail Wood (569)
References Green 1994, 321, fig. 153 no. 166
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Description \'the bird stands on a small plinth. The figure is well-modelled with the wattles, body- and tail-feathers clearly visible. From the drawing, the figurine appears to be relatively unworn' (Green).


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