A wing made from an alloy of lead and bronze.
Finely detailed on the front side, with five long primary feathers and above them three rows of short secondary feathers, dating to 1st century AD.
Probably originally attached to a statuette of Victoria, the Roman goddess of victory.
Other information & metadata
Site location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Project type: Archaeological excavation
Site type: Roman/medieval town
Discovery context: Rampart deposit
Wing From a Roman Bronze Sculpture Found in Gloucester – website article
Rare wing from Gloucester on public display – website article