Figurine of a mouse

A bronze figure of a mouse, or rat with a short tail, measuring approximately 3cm long. It is either Roman or Egyptian, and dates from the period 30BC-AD384.
Small metal mice are found throughout the Roman Empire. This example, found in Egypt, is very similar to a mouse found in Colchester, England.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collector Excavator
Montague, Lieutenant Colonel Leopold Agar Denys (from the collection of)
copper alloy | | | |
Common Name
figurine of a mouse
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Period Classification
Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
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figurine of mouse