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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Torc

Country of Origin: France

Description: Torc (or necklace) made from twisted gold.

Dimensions: 14.5cm diameter

Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Carcasone, France

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.2323

Aquisition History: Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

Other Information: Part of a hoard of gold artefacts including earrings (AN1927.2326-2329).(These objects can be viewed on this website).