Pipe tamper figurine, possibly Nelson

Photo: Garry Crace CC By SA2.0
Object type: Ampulla
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Bronze
Date found: 20/03/2022
Location: Breckland, Norfolk


A figurine from a pipe tamper dating to the first half of the nineteenth century. It could be an ordinary Georgian soldier or possibly Nelson (before he lost his arm at Santa Cruz in 1797).