European Bronze Age Gold in the British Museum

Alessia Murgia, Martina Melkonian and Benjamin W. Roberts

Technical analyses on selected objects by Susan La Niece

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 Bronze Age Gold Sintra Collar

This catalogue presents the earliest gold objects from Britain, Ireland and continental Europe in the British Museum collection. Dating to c. 2500-700 BC, the collection is the result of over 200 years of discovery and excavation and includes the Mold Gold Cape, the Ringlemere Cup and the Sintra Collar.



Bronze Age Gold torc

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