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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Bronze Age Gold Lunula

Country of Origin: Ireland

Description: Lunula (a type of necklace), formed from a flat sheet of gold.

Dimensions: 20.8cm diameter x 3.4cm width

Object Period: Bronze Age

Provenance: Middleton, Co. Cork, Ireland

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.2930

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

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