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The Dagenham Idol


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Dating from around 2500BC this is the second oldest human depiction found in this country. It was found in a marsh area near the Thames in Dagenham. The wood is pine. Picture taken Colchester Castle Museum June 2007.

26th Aug 2007 by Diane Earl


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