The Moulsford Torc by Bronze Age

Consists of 4 spirally-twisted square bars of gold alloy bound together by a thin piece of twisted gold wire and bent onto a hoop.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
47 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
1961
Vendor:
C G Venables

Ends of bars inserted into sheet-gold ferrules engraved with hatched bands and triangles.

Provenance

C.G.Venables.

Venue details

Reading Museum Town Hall, Blagrave Street, READING Berkshire RG1 1QH 0118 937 3400 www.readingmuseum.org.uk

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