Strange pewter item for I.D

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I've been rummaging about in the box of unknown finds. Any idea what this was. I think its pewter. I'm sure thats a figure whith arms open.
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What a nice little find :thumbsup:

Definitely a figure there, but I'm trying to work out if it's a skellington or not. The ribs look like bones but the bonce isn't particularly skull-like.

Looks to have been made so both sides are seen, so some sort of pendant?
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Reminds me of a Bat.
Probably something different.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:52 pm Reminds me of a Bat.
Probably something different.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Now youve mentioned it i can see a bat 👍
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Looks to me like the skeleton has his back to us :Thinking: No idea what it is though but interesting. Just wondering if it might be religious related,broken cross perhaps :Thinking: :Thinking: :thumbsup:
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Pilgrim badge?

Although I have had a quick look on PAS I can't match it up.
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the-roman wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:59 pm Looks to me like the skeleton has his back to us :Thinking: No idea what it is though but interesting. Just wondering if it might be religious related,broken cross perhaps :Thinking: :Thinking: :thumbsup:
Could be the back of a scull . The more i look at it the more clueless i am t what it is
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joemole wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:41 pm Could be the back of a scull . The more i look at it the more clueless i am t what it is
To be honest mate, I've no idea. I wonder if it may be something to do with the plague :Thinking:
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That is the weirdest thing I’ve seen in a very long time. I absolutely love it but have no idea what it is :D
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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the-roman wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:46 pm To be honest mate, I've no idea. I wonder if it may be something to do with the plague :Thinking:
First a bat then the plague. Haha sounds familiar
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Oxgirl wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:16 pm That is the weirdest thing I’ve seen in a very long time. I absolutely love it but have no idea what it is :D
Spooky .
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the-roman wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:59 pm Looks to me like the skeleton has his back to us :Thinking: No idea what it is though but interesting. Just wondering if it might be religious related,broken cross perhaps :Thinking: :Thinking: :thumbsup:
I would agree with "the-roman"
This is a religious pendant of "The risen Christ" Corpus, Romanesque
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joemole wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:08 pm I've been rummaging about in the box of unknown finds. Any idea what this was. I think its pewter. I'm sure thats a figure whith arms open. 20201120_145434.jpg20201120_145400.jpg
It’s certainly very unusual. My first thought was a stylised crucifix but it looks like a back view of the figure.
Spooky !
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Deffo alien! :rollinglaughing:
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I’ve been searching all afternoon for something similar and nothing is directly comparable. However there are examples of early medieval and medieval pewter crucifixes which appear to mirror some of the style of your one. Viking examples certainly have some parallels as does this pewter one.

I really hope you can get a firmer ID though :thumbsup:
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