Record Details

NHER Number:25941
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Head from 18th or 19th century tobacco jar

Summary

Metal detecting recovered a lead head from an 18th or 19th century tobacco jar.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 19 13
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:HORSFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1990. Metal detecting find
?Iron Age or ?Roman Lead 'Negroid' head similar to those found at Snettisham (NHER 1487 context 29; also British Museum excavations, November 1990)
To be photographed NAU.
D. Gurney (NAU), 6 December 1990

January 1991.
Lead head found November 1990 reinterpreted as part of 18th/19th century tobacco jar lid.
See (S1).
D. Gurney (NLA), 3 January 1991

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FIGURINE (Undated)
  • FIGURINE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Myer, R.. Chats on Old English Tobacco Jars.

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