Record Details

NHER Number:6673
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman figurine

Summary

Part of a Roman figurine, which may be in the shape of a bird.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1102 3098
Map Sheet:TG13SW
Parish:CORPUSTY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1960.
Part of pipe clay figurine in field.
Examined by [1] who states that the 'fabric of the object .. seems quite consistant with its being part of a pipe-clay figurine of the Roman period'.
No parallel in British Museum or in (S1).
Resemblance to neck of a pigeon (S1) 'not possible to say if fragment part of a bird or not'.
E. B. Green (NCM)

Part of large scatter, see NHER 33644.

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

---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 5.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Corpusty [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Tudof, E.. 1860. Collection de figurines en argile: oeuvres premieres de l'art Gaulois..

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