MATERIAL: Bronze AGE: Circa 1st - 4th century SIZE: 2 1/4" (60mm) high. Wt 49 grams DESCRIPTION: A very finely modelled Eagle figurine. The movement of flight is captured completely. Swooping in for the kill, head tilted, talons outstretched, beak wide open, wings erect, tail outstretched. Possibly/ probably a military helmet or staff crest. CONDITION: Outstanding antique condition. Even dark green patina. Conserved using museum approved Micro-Crystalline Wax, very sound and ready to display. All items come with an information sheet. FREE UK DELIVERY We ship to the EU, USA, Australia, New Zealand. PLEASE CALL FOR A SHIPPING PRICE BEFORE PURCHASING. Return within ten days for a 100% refund.

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In ancient Rome, the eagle was known as the king of birds. It was a symbol of imperial power, and therefore represented courage, strength and immortality. The eagle remains one of the most famous animal symbols associated with ancient Rome today.27 May 2021

These items from the distant past do tend to send the mind spinning. Who made/owned them, how did they survive? The questions go on, and cannot be answered. It's the intrigue that's the interest.