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Bronze Age Decorated Scutiform Disc Pendant


Code: 10466

This is another stylish Middle Bronze Age scutiform pendant, dating to c. 1500 - 1000 B.C. It is decorated with three concentric circles, with a central projection. The back retains the original suspension loop, indicating this piece to have been worn suspended as a pendant. A rare and unusual item, worn presumably to 'shield' the wearer from harm as an apotropaic amulet. 

OBJECT: Pendant / Amulet

CULTURE: Middle Bronze Age

DATE: c. 1500 - 1000 B.C.


SIZE:  33mm diameter x 7mm (tall with projection) x 2mm thick.

WEIGHT:  9.5 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Hertfordshire England.