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    • Broad period: BRONZE AGE
    • Object type: TORC
    • Institution: PAS

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Record ID: PAS-BF4245
Object type: TORC
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The neckring is made from a heavy, thick bar of oval cross-section, which is thickest in the middle and tapers towards both ends. The terminals are finished off as flat oval surfaces. The object appears to have had a good surface finish prior to damage and it has been left entirely plain. The original curvature of the ornament has been distorted asymmetrically so that one arm is more extended than the other. The middle of the bar bears deep >cuts= across both faces apparently having been formed by ancient chisel strikes. Dimensions and metal content: Maximum dimension (distorted) 203…
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2003
Last updated: Friday 28th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Moulsford', 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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