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dress fastener

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold dress fastener. Hollow D-shaped penannular bracelet with a broad curving form ending in very large circular expanded terminals. The terminals are decorated with four incised lines on the outside of the mouth opening.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1000BC-750BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 78.42 millimetres (body)
    • Thickness: 9.88 millimetres (body centre)
    • Thickness: 6.71 millimetres (body end)
    • Diameter: 46.18 millimetres (expanded terminal)
    • Thickness: 0.83 millimetres (expanded terminal)
    • Weight: 73.6 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Murgia et al 2014 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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