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Reference Name LCNCC : 1971.1

flute mouthpiece carved in Viking or Norman style, with stylised ?horse's head

Physical Dimensions:

  • length: mm
  • width: mm
  • height: mm
  • diameter: mm

Material: bone

Condition: good

Completeness: 100%

Period: Early Medieval, late

Period: Norman

Period: Medieval

Place Name: Chapel Lane

Place Name: Lincoln

Place Name: Lincolnshire

Place Name: UK

Commentary: Viking/Norman bone mouthpiece (II,11), possibly for a flute, in form of stylised grotesque head, probably of a horse. Found with 'Roman' pottery (not kept) on site of flats in Chapel Lane.


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