Penannular ring by Bronze Age

Although the ring appears to be made from striped yellow and pale gold, analysis has revealed the gold was skillfully applied over a base metal core.

Details

Medium:
Gold over base metal core Dimensions: Diameter: 1.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £1,250)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detector user in Thwing, East Yorkshire, declared Treasure in 2003.

Venue details

Hull and East Riding Museum 36 High Street, Hull East Yorkshire HU1 1NQ 01482 613902 www.hullcc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 1.30pm – 4.30pm

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