Neck ring

Description
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 the finest piece of Bronze Age gold ever found in Somerset.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 76A
Collection Class
Prehistory
Common Name
neck ring
Simple Name
torc
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2500-700 BC)
Production Date
1300-1100 BC
Material
metal, gold
Collector / Excavator
Henry Coles
Collection Site Name
Hendford Hill
Collection Parish
Yeovil
Collection Town
Yeovil
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Country
England
Collection Continent
Europe

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