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ID 1132
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TG3220
Project type Metal detector
County Norfolk
Site Ashmanhaugh
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Date LIA/Early Roman
Object Period 1
Material Bronze
Location Unknown
M/F Male
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Boar
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Damage to front feet and dorsal crest
Classical 0
Quality Stylised 2
Photo No
Illustration Yes
Height 0.00
Length 0.00
References Gurney 2002, 152 fig. 2A; HER 36335
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Description Simple depcition of a standing boar with dorsal ridge from head to rear which is pierced by small holes along its length. Large ear, the snout is flattened with two dimples for nostrils and a striaght incision across the base to depict the mouth. Moderately large elliptical eye sockets.


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