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Record ID: GLO-E9EC16
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The following is taken from the Treasure report written by Neil Wilkin (Curator of European Bronze Age collection) Descriptive catalogue Note on numbering, terminology and weight: The gold ornaments were recovered in three nested 'sets' and have been labelled with reference to set number followed by object number (i.e. A.1-2, B.1-4 & C.1-2). The goldwork has yet to be cleaned and the weights given are subject to change. As the ornaments were deposited in a 'nested' fashion, most are covered and obscured by others and set C has a central plug of soil. It was therefore not poss…
Created on: Thursday 10th July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 9th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woolaston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-FE9DB2
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Bronze Age hoard comprisedof one undecorated palstave and four palstaves with triangular decoration below the stop-ridge which date to the Middle Bronze Age (c.1500-1100 cal. BC). They belong Rowland's Class 3 'Birchington Type' Group 1, characterised by their straight sided triangular blade and triangular shaped depression (Rowlands 1976, 32-33). 1) Copper-alloy palstave, consistent with Rowlands (1976) Class 3 'Birchington Type' Group 1. Complete unlooped palstave with no decoration. The butt appears to have been broken and is now diagonally angled. The septum is made up of a long…
Created on: Wednesday 24th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Canterbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-038191
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
In 2012 a Middle Bronze Age hoard was discovered while metal detecting on cultivated land. The find consists of 41 copper alloy objects split across two deposits or concentrations of finds, with a small number of finds found a short distance away. All the objects are of a similar typo-chronology and are likely to represent a single hoard comprised of 31 'ornaments', 8 'tools' and 4 'other' or unidentified objects. The artefacts were recovered by the finders from two deposits in close proximity (c.2-3m apart), with two pits subsequently identified by a local amateur archaeology group (…
Created on: Friday 11th January 2013
Last updated: Monday 4th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Codford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-C5D042
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure Case 2011 T192 'Near Lewes' Hoard: The Barbican House Museum in Lewes and the Sussex Archaeological Society haveacquired the assemblage. Curatorial Report: A Middle Bronze Age hoard consisting of 79 objects including: 3 copper alloy palstaves; 5 copper alloy 'Sussex Loop' bracelets; 8 copper alloy finger rings; 4 copper alloy tutuli (with fragments); 4 sheet gold discs; 1 copper alloy lozenge-headed pin; 19 amber beads (with fragments); 4 copper alloy twisted torcs; as well as fragments of coiled spiral ring necklaces and quoit headed pins were located within and excavated w…
Created on: Wednesday 6th April 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-BE40C2
Object type: CUP
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cup with conical body tapering to an omphalos base; the rim is flaring; a riveted strap handle links the rim and upper body. The rivet plates are lozenge shaped and the handle has decorative ridges parallel with its edges. The rim bears a row of dots punched from the outer surface and is otherwise plain; between this plain zone and a further plain zone at the base the cup is corrugated. The cup has been crushed, particularly on one side; this might have resulted from a single blow from agricultural machinery. Dimensions and metal content: In present condition: maximum height (excludin…
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2003
Last updated: Friday 28th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ringlemere', grid reference and parish protected.


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