Burton Hoard by Bronze Age

A collection of 14 gold adornments and bronze tools originally buried in a pottery vessel.


Gold & bronze & ceramic
Art Fund grant:
£21,000 ( Total: £85,000)
Acquired in:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The gold adornments include a flange-twisted torc, a wire-twisted bracelet, a composite pendant, four beads and three penannular rings. The tools include two Transitional Palstaves and a trunnion tool. A fragment of the ceramic vessel base also survived.


Discovered near the River Alyn, Denbighshire, Wales by a metal detector user and declared Treasure in 2004.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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