Discovered by metal-detectorists in a field near Boughton Malherbe in Kent, this hoard is the third-largest Bronze Age hoard ever found in Britain, consisting of over 352 objects and fragments, providing a great insight into the lives of the inhabitants of Kent in the 9th century BC


Excavated by Mr N. Hales and Mr W. Coomber while metal detecting in Kent with permission of the landowner, 2011.

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

St Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH
01622 602838

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1 Apr – 31 Oct

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Sun 12pm – 4pm

1 Nov – 30 Mar

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