The Ringlemere Cup by Bronze Age

The cup is made from a single piece of gold, hammered into parallel corrugations through the length of its conical body.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
11.2 x 10.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£45,000 ( Total: £270,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

There is an additional decoration of hammered dots around the flared rim. It is in one piece but has been distorted by a recent blow from a plough.

Provenance

Found on land at Woodnesborough, Kent; declared Treasure in July 2002.

Venue details

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

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