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Early Saxon silver boar's head terminal found somewhere in Horncastle



Reference Name MLI91455

Name:
Early Saxon silver boar's head terminal found somewhere in Horncastle

Summary:
Early Saxon silver boar's head terminal found somewhere in Horncastle (unlocated)

Location:
HORNCASTLE, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 47052
A silver gilt terminal in the form of a boar's head with garnet eyes was found somewhere in Horncastle. The terminal may have come from a helmet, and dates from the late 6th-early 7th century. {1}

Sources:
1 Correspondence: BRITISH MUSEUM. 2002. Report for Coroner: Parcel-gilt terminal in the form of a semi-naturalistic boar's head with garnet eyes. -

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