Three unfinished Iron Age gold torqs (neck rings), together with a length of narrow gold wire.
Three Gold Torcs by Unknown Artist, late 2nd century BC1st century AD
© The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
- Gold (torqued wire)
- 7 x 5 mm to 240 x 5 mm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £8,000)
- Acquired in:
- Department of National Heritage
The maker was probably responsible for their concealment 2,000 years ago. Their condition is good, but they were damaged in antiquity.
Found Alrewas, Staffordshire (metal detected find) and declared Treasure Trove on 26th June 1996.
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