Norfolk Museums Collections

Funerary urn (collection)

Description:

This bizarrely proportioned Anglo-Saxon pottery figure dates from around 500-600AD and is known as ‘Spong Man’ after it was found at Spong Hill in Norfolk. Despite the name it isn’t clear which sex if any the figure is meant to represent. Read more

Materials:

ceramic

Measurements:

143 (heightoverall)

Accession number:

NWHCM : 1994.192.1

On display at:

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

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