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ID 979
Images No image in database
Grid Ref TG0422
Project type Metal detector
County Norfolk
Site Foxley
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 1
Object Period 0
Material Lead
Location Returned to finder
Ref No BH-CDA5A2
Form Figurine
Type Animal
Name Boar
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Standing
Clothed No
Drapery No
Condition Damage to left hind quarters and above left front leg
Classical 0
Quality Stylised 1 or 2
Photo Yes
Illustration Yes
Height 29.70
Length 52.90
References PAS database.
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Description Depicts a boar standing facing forward. The object has been damaged by post-depositional processes. There is a large hole measuring 15.2mm long by 10.6mm high, situated above the left back leg. There is also a small hole above the left front leg. Only the upper half of the right back leg survives. The piece is hollow and has been cast in two pieces. A join can be seen running along the length of the animal. The animal only has one tusk, this being on its left hand side. There is no evidence to suggest that there was ever a tusk on the right hand side (PAS).


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