Bronze Age Torc by Bronze Age

Made from a single gold bar, with small proportions of silver & copper, twisted & then doubled back on itself, to form three strands.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
11 cm
Art Fund grant:
£18,750 ( Total: £75,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Treasure Trove Reviewing Committee

The strands were loosley wound around each other & shaped into a circle, fastened by two interlinking hooked terminals.

Provenance

Found by Graham Chaddock & Reginald day at Keysley Down, Monkton, Deverill, Wiltshire, August 1990; declared Treasure trove 1993.

Venue details

The Salisbury Museum The King's House, 65 The Close, SALISBURY Wiltshire SP1 2EN 01722 332151 www.salisburymuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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