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ID 998
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TL4493
Project type Excavation
County Cambridgeshire
Site Stonea
Site Name Stonea Grange
Site Type Rural
Location Type Temple site
Context Surface find
Context Quality 1
Site Date C1-4
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Other finds from site Minerva handle, Minerva bust, Minerva/Mars bust, cockerel finial, 2 model axes, helmet crest (997)
Location British Museum
Ref No 1982,0602.138
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Horse
Aliases Sheep
Bearded No
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Head only
Classical 1
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 0.00
Length 0.00
References Jackson 1996, 350, fig. 112 no. 99
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Description Head of a horse or sheep, broken at the neck. Eyes, ears, nose and mouth are simply rendered as also skull shape and musculature. Corrosion and wear have undoubtedly coarsened the original workmanship and finish (Jackson).


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