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IMAGE number
TW43729
Title
Silver bracelet with inset cabuchon garnet, from the Aesica Hoard, Great Chesters, mid 1st to early 2nd century AD
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Description
from the Aesica hoard; dated 140 AD - 160 AD; Aesica (with the modern name of Great Chesters) was a Roman fort, one and a half miles north of the small town of Haltwhistle in Northumberland, England. Excavations were carried out in 1894, during which the ramparts were cleared. The west tower of the south gate was found to contain a hoard of jewellery
Location
Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Medium
silver
Date
140
Credit
Silver bracelet with inset cabuchon garnet, from the Aesica Hoard, Great Chesters, mid 1st to early 2nd century AD / Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK / © Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums / Bridgeman Images
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