The Foxley Bracelet Hoard by Bronze Age

The hoard consists of seven bracelets and is the largest collection recovered from Norfolk.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Between 5.7 and 6.8 cm diameter
Art Fund grant:
£12,500 ( Total: £35,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Prestige items like the Foxley bracelets illustrate the wide cultural contacts existing in Late Bronze Age society, and their disposable wealth to spend on jewellery.

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detector user in Foxley, Norfolk, in 2005 and subsequently declared Treasure.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

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