The Winchester Hoard

A hoard of gold jewellery items dating from the Iron Age, including four brooches, one chain, three bracelets and two torcs. The jewellery has been divided into two sets; as one torc os smaller than the other it is assumed that one was meant for a man and the other a woman.
Collection holder:
The British Museum and The Portable Antiquities Scheme
Collection description:
A hoard of gold jewellery items dating from the Iron Age. The contents of the hoard are as follows:Description: (1) Brooch 1: gold, Knotenfibeln, bow; found still attached to the chain (see (3)). (2) Brooch 2: gold, Knotenfibeln, bow, identical to (1 ...more
Date:
-100-0
Rights:
© The Trustees of the British Museum and The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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