Winchester Hoard by Iron Age

Two gold necklace torcs, two pairs of identical gold brooches, a gold chain to link one pair of brooches and two gold bracelets.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£90,000 ( Total: £350,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The torcs have unusually thick chains. Both pairs of brooches were originally held by chains, but only one survives.

Provenance

Located through metal detecting at a site near Winchester.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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