Priddy Hoard by Bronze Age

The hoard consists of 17 objects including 4 torcs, 2 penannular bracelets, 3 ribbon bracelets, 5 round bar bracelets, two D-shaped penannular bars and one ribbon torc with hooked terminals.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Various dimensions
Art Fund grant:
£14,250 ( Total: £38,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

This is only the second gold hoard found in Somerset.

Provenance

Discovered in 2005 by a metal-detectorist in Somerset and declared Treasure.

Venue details

The Museum of Somerset Taunton Castle, Castle Gree, TAUNTON Somerset TA1 4AA 01823 278805 www.museumofsomerset.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Open Bank Holiday Mon
Closed one week in Jan, see website for details

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