Record Details

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


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

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 19 13
Map Sheet:TG11SE

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 (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD 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.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2022 Norfolk Historic Environment Service