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Twisted bronze torc with plain tapered terminals; dark green patina.
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Weight: 102.70 grammes
Thickness: 5.85 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Found with 1853,0412.14-20
Reported to have been found under a low mound inside the enclosure of Hollingbury Camp. Might possibly be a grave group.
The ‘Victoria County History’ reference reports that the figure in ‘Archaeological Journal’ displays the objects in their original relative position found on discovery, i.e. palstave inside torc, finger rings threaded on torc, and a Sussex loop at each corner.
Publication: ‘Archaeological Journal’ 1848, Vol. V. pp. 324-5 Plate; ‘Victoria County History Sussex’ Vol. I, p. 319, Fig.; Dixon 1849: ‘Sussex Archaeological Collections’ II, p. 267, Fig.
- On display (G51/dc9)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Part of a hoard found under a low mound in 1825.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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