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6 results found with "Bronze Age (2500-700 BC)"

Neck ring

This torc was made by a highly-skilled goldsmith. Originally it was worn around the neck but later it was carefully coiled. The torc dates from about 1300-1100 BC and is...

South Cadbury shield

This Yetholm-type shield is 66 cm in diameter and less than 1 mm thick. It is decorated with over 6,000 individually-stamped bosses. The metal is too thin for the shield...

Axe

Found at Wrington in North Somerset, this palstave (axe) is part of a hoard comprising two palstaves and a socketed hammer. The items are more than 3,000 years old....

Socketed hammer

Found at Wrington in North Somerset, this palstave (axe) is part of a hoard comprising two palstaves and a socketed hammer. The items are more than 3,000 years old....

Axe

Found at Wrington in North Somerset, this palstave (axe) is part of a hoard comprising two palstaves and a socketed hammer. The items are more than 3,000 years old....

Priddy Hoard

Gold has a special place in human history because it is rare, beautiful and easy to work. It was first used in Britain over 4,000 years ago. This hoard of...

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