Milton Keynes Hoard by Bronze Age

The hoard consists of 2 decorated gold neckrings, 2 thick oval-section gold bracelets, 1 faceted gold bracelet, 1 pottery bowl and 1 tiny bronze fragment.

Details

Medium:
Gold, pottery & bronze
Art Fund grant:
£70,000 ( Total: £290,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

This style of goldwork is part of a broad late bronze age tradition extending between Iberia and Britain/Ireland, and these objects may have been made locally.

Provenance

Found in 2000 near Milton Keynes.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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