|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval or post-medieval alabaster figurine|
A carved alabaster figure of a knight found in earth that had fallen from the wheel of a tractor. It is uncertain whether this object is of medieval or post-medieval date.
|Grid Reference:||TF 85363 14691|
|Parish:||GREAT DUNHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
2005. Found in earth that had fallen from the wheel of a tractor.
A carved alabaster figure of a knight, possibly as early as the late 12th century.
See description and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 5 October 2006.
Opinion on the date and origins of this sculpture is divided. Some experts believe it to date from the 14th century, while others firmly attribute it a post-medieval date.
For further information, see also (S2) and (S3).
A. Cattermole (HES), 20 July 2011.
- FINDSPOT (12th Century to 19th Century - 1150 AD to 1900 AD)
- FIGURINE (12th Century to 19th Century - 1150 AD to 1900 AD?)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Ashley, S.. 2006. An Alabaster Knight from Great Dunham, Norfolk. The Norfolk Standard. Series 2, pt 15, pp 310-11. |
|<S3>||Article in Serial: Ashley, S.. 2010. An Alabaster Figure of an Armed Man from Great Dunham, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. XLVI, pp 107-8. |
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