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ID 346
Images No image in database
Grid Ref ST4442
Project type Excavation
County Somerset
Site Meare
Site Name Meare Lake Village
Site Type Rural
Location Type Mound XIII
Context Unknown
Context Quality 2
Site Date 3rd-1st c BC
Object Date LPRIA
Object Period -1
Material Bronze
Secondary Material Iron core?
Location Somerset County Museum
Ref No E53
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Boar
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Quite good but missing face and crest degraded
Classical 0
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 64.00
Length 34.00
References Foster 1977, 29, no 1, fig 2, pl 1; Gray and Bulleid 1953, 222-4, fig 64
[Link to Bibliography]
Description Face broken off, obviously originally hollow or pierced, and appears to have had an iron core (stippled on fig 1). Groove along back to take a crest of bronze (Foster).


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