DOR-FACB19: Bracelet or neckring fragment of uncertain date

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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Unique ID: DOR-FACB19

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

Small fragment of a twisted gold ornament, cut at both ends.

Max. surviving length 26.26mm; breadth c 9.78 x 8.71mm; weight 6.34 grams.

Fragment of a flange-twisted torcof the Middle Bronze Age, circa 1300-1150 BC. Such fragments are typically cut at the ends.

The item thus qualifies as Treasure under the terms of the Treasure Act of 1996.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2014T494


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Exactly 1300 BC
Date to: Circa 1150 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2014T494

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Powerstock

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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