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Bracelet, copper alloy, of two cast hinged parts with alternating bands of wirework and three domed strips with chased motifs. The front hinge concealed beneath an oblong plaque, fastened with a pin.
- Production date
Height: 2.70 centimetres
Width: 6 centimetres
Depth: 5 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- For similar bracelets see Eu1971,01.301, 303 and 305-308. For published examples, see D. Drumev, 'Héritage Artistique Bulgare: Orfèvrerie', Sofia 1976, p. 457, no. 471; M. Veleva and S. Blagoeva, 'Bulgarian National Costumes and Folk Jewellery, Sofia 1983, p. 164, fig. 104, and S. Georgieva and D. Boučinski, L’Orfèvrerie Ancienne À Vraca, Sofia 1959, p.99, plate XII, no.7.
Snezhana Blagoeva has noted that this type of bracelet is more typical of south Bulgaria (8.7.2011).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by donor in 1950s and 1960s.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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