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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Hoard

Country of Origin: France

Description: Bronze Age hoard including a gold torc, a gold bracelet, a copper alloy spearhead and several copper alloy tools - a razor, hammer and anvil.


Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Fresne-la-Mere, Falaise in the Calvados region of Normandy, France

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.2315-2322

Aquisition History: Found in 1854. Acquired by Sir John Evans and presented to the Ashmolean by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

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