Record Details

NHER Number:24510
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman raven figurine

Summary

A Roman copper alloy figurine of a raven carrying some fruit was found on the railway embankment at this spot.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1984 2641
Map Sheet:TG12NE
Parish:AYLSHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1988. Railway embankment at north end of garden of 49 Soame Close.
Copper alloy raven with fruit? Base weighted with lead but could also have acted as solder to fasten it to something else. See (S1).
Information from S. Margeson (NCM).
A. Gregory (NAU), 22 March 1988.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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