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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
    • Object type: TORC
    • County: Norfolk

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Record ID: NMS-91FB76
Object type: TORC
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy spiral-twisted torc dating to the Taunton and Penard 'Ornament Horizon' metalwork phases of the Middle Bronze Age, circa 1400-1150 BC. The present 73mm diameter annular shape is formed from circular-section bronze rod which has been twisted into a spiral. The ends slightly overlap and both have been broken in antiquity. On one of the broken ends the twist and cross-section begins to taper-off suggesting that the break is close to a missing hooked-end terminal. The other end is an abrupt break across full twist and cross-section. The evidence strongly suggests t…
Created on: Saturday 7th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 10th October 2017
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Record ID: NMS-5E3BC2
Object type: TORC
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circumstances: Found whilst digging trenches through a paddock for gas pipes. No further objects were recovered at the time of discovery, however, the finder states that in recent years the owners have had substantial amounts of topsoil added to level the site. Description: Complete gold Middle Bronze Age four flange twisted bar torc. The main bar has been cut longitudinally to create an X-shaped cross-section and has been twisted relatively evenly. The hoop has been slightly distorted and a number of the crests of the twist have been bent or otherwise damaged. At either end of the tw…
Created on: Friday 12th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 5th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Dunham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-BE6A53
Object type: TORC
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An undecorated gold torc, or neckring, made from a thin rod of gold tapering towards either terminal. One terminal is intact and is hooked. Dimensions and metal content: 1. Maximum diameter:155mm; maximum thickness: 3.4mm; thickness of the intact terminal end: 0.5mm; weight: 36.1g. X-ray fluorescence analysis of the torc conducted at the British Museum indicated an approximate gold content of 81 per cent.
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2003
Last updated: Tuesday 5th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'CANTLEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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