Bronze Archaic Goat Mount

£ 1,200.00

A cast bronze plaque depicting a recumbent goat with an etched, lozenge-pattern fleece, and modelled in the half-round with hollow reverse. It is sold with custom-made display stand.

Date: 8th - 5th Century BC
Condition: Very fine condition. The plaque itself measures approximately 4.7cm in length; 4.0cm in height.

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The precise original purpose of this goat is unclear. It may have been an independent figure, which was dedicated to a sanctuary as an offering. It is more likely, however, that it served as an attachment to a vessel.

Weight 88.2 g
Dimensions L 5.5 x W 2.5 x H 4.8 cm
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