BUC-EF04B8: Bronze Age gold torc/bracelet

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Unique ID: BUC-EF04B8

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A short length of twisted gold with three thin ribs, Possibly a small section of torc.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2015T893


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.73 mm
Width: 10.35 mm
Thickness: 1.09 mm
Weight: 12.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Jamie Guest

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2015T893

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Meldreth area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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