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The Walderslade Hoard, Late Bronze Age
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2015, 22:33:56 »
Two Late Bronze Age (Circa 1000-750 BC) gold penannular bracelets.
Found at a depth of 2 ft during building operations on a site between 34 and 35 Swingate Close, Walderslade, Kent, 29 July 1965.

The Trustees of the British Museum. Museum number 1965,1010.1.
Gold penannular bracelet. The solid body is round in section. The expanded terminals are conical shaped and concave.

The Trustees of the British Museum. Museum nunber 1965,1010.2. Gold penannular bracelet. The solid body has a convex outer face and a slightly concave inner face. The outer face is decorated with deeply incised and punched decoration. Along its length, there are twelve double concentric circles set within double incised lines. At each end are two transverse rows of five small circles, probably made with a punch, with a single incised line set behind the terminals. The outwardly-expanded terminals are plain and oval.

 

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