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ID 359
Grid Ref TL9925
Project type Unknown
County Essex
Site Colchester
Site Type Colonia
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Period 0
Material Bronze
Import No
Place of manufacture Local?
Location British Museum
Ref No 1870,0402.18
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Boar
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Seated
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Right leg broken and restored
Classical 1
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 33.00
Length 51.00
Parallels Faider-Feytmans 1957, no 147; Boucher 1973, no 285
References Pitts 1979, no 167; Foster 1977, 33, no 19, fig 12, pl Xie; Green 1976, 216, no 51, pl 21d; Pollexfen 1863, 510, pl XXIV, no 9
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Description Naturalistic; squats on back haunches; well-incised coat and clear ridge of bristles down back; long snout and tusks; nice ears; flat vertical rear, smooth (Pitts 86)


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