Roman figurine of a child

Photo: North Lincolnshire Museum CC By SA2.0
Object type: Figurine
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 15/06/2023
Location: Messingham, North Lincolnshire


A Roman figurine of a child that is considered a Find of Note of County Importance. The PAS record speculates that this may have been a votive offering, for the health of a child, or part of some game, where it is tossed in the air and scores depending on how it lands.