A guide to the antiquities of the bronze age in the Department of British and mediæval antiquities . the passage leading to this room(second metal Case on the right). Of foreign examples the most important is the splendid collar fromCintra (fig. 142), which resembles in form the triple bronze collarsof Scandinavia attributed to the seventh or sixth century, whilethe four cup-shaped projections are a feature of the Hallstattperiod and occur on the pommel of a bronze sword from Whitting-ham, Northumberland. The collar may therefore be assigned toabout the eighth century b. c. Spiral coils of wir

A guide to the antiquities of the bronze age in the Department of British and mediæval antiquities . the passage leading to this room(second metal Case on the right). Of foreign examples the most important is the splendid collar fromCintra (fig. 142), which resembles in form the triple bronze collarsof Scandinavia attributed to the seventh or sixth century, whilethe four cup-shaped projections are a feature of the Hallstattperiod and occur on the pommel of a bronze sword from Whitting-ham, Northumberland. The collar may therefore be assigned toabout the eighth century b. c. Spiral coils of wir Stock Photo
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A guide to the antiquities of the bronze age in the Department of British and mediæval antiquities . the passage leading to this room(second metal Case on the right). Of foreign examples the most important is the splendid collar fromCintra (fig. 142), which resembles in form the triple bronze collarsof Scandinavia attributed to the seventh or sixth century, whilethe four cup-shaped projections are a feature of the Hallstattperiod and occur on the pommel of a bronze sword from Whitting-ham, Northumberland. The collar may therefore be assigned toabout the eighth century b. c. Spiral coils of wire, possibly a form GOLD ORNAMENTS 149 of ring-money, are shown from Italy and Spain : the former witha buUa of about the first century B.C., and the Latter with ornamentsfrom the grave of a child. The two gold tores of Gaidish originbelong definitely to the La Tene period (Iron age). Gold Ornament Room, Case K. At the back of the Case is a piece of gold armour (plate x)formerly known as the Mold corslet, but now seen to be a peytrel(French, podrall) or brunt for a pony. It is mounted on a copper.

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