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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Silver torc of two strands twisted together with double-loop terminals.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 150 BC - 50 BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 188 millimetres (external, max)
    • Diameter: 167 millimetres (internal, max)
    • Width: 151 millimetres (total)
    • Diameter: 32.5 millimetres (terminal)
    • Width: 55 millimetres (opening between terminals, approx)
    • Diameter: 10.7 millimetres (cross-section neck ring)
    • Weight: 318 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Neumark 1991 p.25 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G50/dc19

  • Exhibition history


    2016 11 Mar- 25 Sep, Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, Celts. 2015-2016 24 Sep-31 Jan, London, BM, G30, 'Celts: Art and Identity' 2005-2006 25 Jul-13 Jan, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past 2005 12 Feb-26 Jun, Newcastle, Hancock Museum, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past 2004-2005 1 Oct-15 Jan, Manchester Museum, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past 2004 30 Apr-21 Sep, Cardiff, National Museums & Galleries of Wales, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past 2003-2004 21 Nov-14 Mar, London, BM, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • SN/NO (find code)
    • T255 (Treasure number)


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