The Aberystwyth Torc by Bronze Age

Tara type torc made of strips soldered together to form a cruciform section: the terminals have been solderd on.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,700)
Acquired in:
1966
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Diam, 37 cm, Weight, 237 grams. Tara type is characteristic of Late Middle Bronze Age and is of Irish origin.

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