Roman figurine

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Object type: Figurine
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 15/06/2021
Location: East Hampshire


This Roman bird figurine, believed to date from AD 43 – 410, is a Find of Note: County importance. It has the lenticular eyes and hooked beak of a bird of prey, perhaps and eagle. The eagle was associated with Jupiter in Roman mythology.