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Ritual and religion

Dolphin figure, Beattock

Period:
Roman Period
Description:

This dolphin shaped fragment of bronze was found near Milton, Beattock by a metal detector. It is made from a copper-metal alloy and weighs 144gms.

 

Place of Discovery:
Beattock
Materials/Media:
metal & copper alloy
Dimensions:
length: 78 mm weight: 144 gms
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1982.70.1
Digital Number:
RPD0139
References:
GREEN, M J ; COWIE, T G ; LOCKWOOD, D "Two bronze animal models of probable Roman date recently found in Scotland". TDGNHAS, Volume 9. 1985.