LARGE COILED BRONZE AGE TORC


£695.00

Measurements: 27 cm - diameter

 

Description: An impressive and rare Bronze Age torc formed from twisted rods with hook and eye terminal. It is made up of one long spiral bronze wire doubled up, the two ends formed into a hook and loop fastener and so joined together at the top.

 

Reference: Sedov, B.B. Finno-Ugri i Balti v Epokhi Srednevekovija, Moscow, 1987, p.309, item 32.

 

Period: 8th – 6th cent. BC

 

Condition: Very fine, intact, some encrustations and deep green patina.

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