Sedgeford torc terminal by Unknown Artist

This terminal is the missing part of the Sedgeford Torc which was found in 1965 and acquired by the British Museum.

Details

Medium:
Gold & silver
Dimensions:
5.5 x 5 x 2.4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £32,500)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

This terminal appears to have been held fast in the ground while the rest of the object was caught by the plough or harrow. The terminal has moulded raised La Tene (early Celtic) decoration of trumpet voids and circles, highlighted with pellets and cold hammering.

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detector user in Sedgeford, Norfolk and declared Treasure in 2004.

Venue details

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

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