Richly Patinated European Bronze Age Neck Torc

£430.00

A large, beautifully patinated Bronze age neck torc. The large hoop decorated with a twisted rope effect around, becoming plain towards the terminals which are doubled back to form decorative loops.

Date: Circa 1400-1100 BC
Period: Bronze-age
Condition: Extremely Fine

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Product Code: AS-3823
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The later 2nd millenium BC in Europe was a period of rapidly increasing prosperity as new technologies, trade routes and agricultural methods were developed. This was reflected in the wealth of individuals who displayed this wealth through their weaponry and jewellery. This man’s neck torc is a fine example from that period, the simplistic beauty enhance by the rich dark apple-green patination which has developed over the millenia.

Weight 71 g
Dimensions W 18.2 cm
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