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Golden Barrow (destroyed)

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Golden Barrow (destroyed) (Round Barrow(s)) by Chance Gold rectangular plate as shown in Ancient Wiltshire, Vol.1

On display in the Wiltshire heritage Museum, Devizes.

Stourhead Collection - Accession number: DZSWS:STHEAD.53
Plaque / ornament
1 ornament (?) of thin gold leaf, engraved with chevron and parallel lines in bands with cross-hatched lines forming margins, originally covering a plate of wood, found with a secondary (?) cremation in bowl barrow Upton Lovell G2e, excavated by William Cunnington
Length 144 mm; width 68 mm; height 2 mm

For a colour picture see -
Chance Image Credit: Sir Richard Colt-Hoare, 1810, Ancient Wiltshire, Vol.i, p.99
Posted by Chance
19th December 2011ce
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