Find Spot record 0590600000 - SWAN BOTTOM, THE LEE

Summary

Late Bronze Age metalwork found at Swan Bottom

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0225 mm Radius 0005
Plan Form - CIRCULAR
GOLD ORNAMENT MADE FROM A SOLID ROD OF CIRCULAR CROSS-SECTION WITH FLAT-FACED TERMINALS. ENTIRE SURFACE IS DECORATED WITH ROUND/OVAL PUNCHED DOTS.TIGHTLY COILED, PROBABLY IN ANTIQUITY. PROBABLY A BRACELET. CONTAINS 87% GOLD. DECORATION IS UNCOMMON. EXCAVATION AT FINDSPOT BY MEF PRODUCED NEGATIVE RESULTS (B1-2).
Further discussion and eventual deposition (B3).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC3249 Unpublished document: CRITOPH D & FARLEY M E, JUNE 1993 (& SEE ARCHIVE & NOTE BY G VARNDELL, BRITISH MUSEUM).
  • <2>SBC3250 Unpublished document: CRITOPH D & FARLEY M E, JUNE 1993 (& SEE ARCHIVE & NOTE BY G VARNDELL, BRITISH MUSEUM).
  • <3>SBC19445 Article in serial: Farley ME. 1995. A Bronze Age Gold Bracelet from The Lee.

Location

Grid reference SP 90189 05200 (point)
Civil Parish THE LEE, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • BRACELET (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Metal detection (EBC10843)

Record last edited

Feb 4 2011 11:58AM

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