|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age gold strips|
Two Bronze Age decorated gold strips were found in 1777 during the construction of Geldeston Hall (NHER10666). Their original function is uncertain, but they may have been some type of collar.
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|Parish:||GELDESTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Found in 1777 during the construction of Geldeston Hall (NHER10666). Two Late Bronze Age decorated gold strips. Their original function is uncertain, but they may have been some type of decorative collar. There have also been some suggestions that they are of Irish or Continental origin. NCM. Photographs (S1) and (S2) in file. Correspondence 1948 to 9, (S3), (S4), (S5) and (S6) in file.
P. Aldridge (NLA), 22 December 2005.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service. NHER 10666. |
|<S1>||Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph. |
|<S2>||Photograph: NCM. Retouched black and white photograph.. Polaroid. |
|<S3>||Correspondence: de Navarru, J.M.. 1948. Letter to Rainbird Clarke. |
|<S4>||Correspondence: Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen. 1948. Letter to Rainbird Clarke. 17 October. |
|<S5>||Correspondence: Sprochloff, E. Kiel University.. 1949. Letter to Rainbird Clarke. 17 October. |
|<S6>||Correspondence: Illegible, from Dublin. 1949. Letter to Rainbird Clarke. 25 October. |
|10666||Part of: Geldeston Hall (Building)|
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