A collection of 14 gold adornments and bronze tools originally buried in a pottery vessel.
Burton Hoard by Bronze Age, c. 20001600BC
© National Museum Cardiff
- 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.