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ID 942
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SU5543
Project type Metal detector
County Hampshire
Site Popham
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Location Returned to finder
Ref No HAMP2606
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Goat
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Good, slighlty worn
Classical 1
Quality Stylised 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 0.00
Length 20.00
Parallels Uley (704)
References PaS database.
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Description Incised, curving lines to represent the animal.s hide. The ears are elongated, and one is incomplete. Below the ears, there is a raised moulding around the front and sides of the head, with transverse incised lines. The goat is standing on a base with an irregular lower surface. Goats and cockerels are the cult animals associated with the god, Mercury and they may have been intended to stand on pedastels flanking Mercury figurines (PAS).
PAS id HAMP2606


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