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Excavated Iron Age Celtic Gallic bronze buffer-type torque

£495.00

Code: 11269



This is a rare and original Celtic La Tene bronze torque (of a buffer-type) dating to the 5th - 3rd century B.C. It retains one of the disc-shaped finials, still attached to the plain band hoop. Such a torque would have been worn around the neck by a Celtic warrior. This example is in excavated condition.  

OBJECT: Buffer-type torc

CULTURE: Iron Age, Celtic

DATE: c. 5th - 3rd century B.C.

MATERIAL: Bronze

SIZE: 158mm x 143mm x 4.79mm (roundel 25.45mm x 5.80mm)

WEIGHT: 34.50grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Narbonne. France.