Guilden Morden boar

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The Guilden Morden boar is a saxt- or seivent-century Anglo-Saxon capper alloy figure o a boar that mey haev ance served as the creest o a helm. It wis fund aroond 1864 or 1865 in a graff in Guilden Morden, a veelage in the eastlin Inglis coonty of Cambridgeshire. Thare the boar attended a skeleton wi ither objects, includin a smaw yirdlenware bead wi an incised paitern,[1] awtho the boar is aw that now remains.[2] Herbert George Fordham, whase faither oreeginally deescovered the boar, donated it tae the Breetish Museum in 1904; in 2017 it wis on view in room 41.[1][3]

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  • Fordham, Herbert George (1904). "A Small Bronze Object Found near Guilden Morden" (PDF). Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Cambridge Antiquarian Society. X (4): 373–374, 404.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  • Foster, Jennifer (1977a). "Notes and News: A Boar Figurine from Guilden Morden, Cambs" (PDF). Medieval Archaeology. Society for Medieval Archaeology. XXI: 166–167. doi:10.5284/1000320.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  • "helmet / figurine". The British Museum Collection Online. The British Museum. Archived frae the original on 7 September 2017. Retrieved 25 Juin 2017. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg

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