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Golden neck ring

Unknown5th century BCE (original)

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Reproduction of a richly ornamented gold torc. This item of jewellery was found in a Celtic grave, along with a bronze jug and various bronze rings and fittings. The original torc (object no. II 6263a), along with numerous other valuable objects from the collections of the Berlin Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, has been held as ‘looted art’ at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow since 1945.

Details

  • Title: Golden neck ring
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 5th century BCE (original)
  • Type: Jewellery
  • Medium: Plaster, coloured
  • Inv. no.: (MVF) VIIa 1253
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-019212
  • External Link: Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Copyright: Photo © bpk - Photo Agency / Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Ingrid Geske || Text © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Collection: Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte | Europa, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

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