Dartmoor Bronze Age grave part 4. A delicate woven bracelet with tin studs was also unearthed. A total of 35 tin studs are held in place by a band of woven cow hair. While the metal has oxidized, it would have been shiny in appearance.  ‘The use of tin for decorative objects is exceptionally rare within prehistoric burial contexts in Britain and despite tin being a locally available resource on Dartmoor, this is the first time it has been found within a prehistoric archaeological context.

Dartmoor Bronze Age grave part 4. A delicate woven bracelet with tin studs was also unearthed. A total of 35 tin studs are held in place by a band of woven cow hair. While the metal has oxidized, it would have been shiny in appearance. ‘The use of tin for decorative objects is exceptionally rare within prehistoric burial contexts in Britain and despite tin being a locally available resource on Dartmoor, this is the first time it has been found within a prehistoric archaeological context.

old fashion shoes.

old fashion shoes.

( - p.mc.n. )  Bronze age teasure from Mathay (Doub -France) : princess reconstruction

( - p.mc.n. ) Bronze age teasure from Mathay (Doub -France) : princess reconstruction

Whitby jet and cannel coal necklace, 2050 - 1800 BCE. Found in burial at Killy Kiaran, Argyll.

Whitby jet and cannel coal necklace, 2050 - 1800 BCE. Found in burial at Killy Kiaran, Argyll.

Bronze Age : Blanot teasure from Blanot - archeological museum of Dijon- France

Bronze Age : Blanot teasure from Blanot - archeological museum of Dijon- France

The Dover Bronze Age Boat, approx. 1575 – 1520 BC, kept at the Dover Museum.

The Dover Bronze Age Boat, approx. 1575 – 1520 BC, kept at the Dover Museum.

basket bag

basket bag

"The woman from Skrydstrup" Denmark bronze age(c.1300BC)  On this page is a zoomable photo of the clothed woman.

"The woman from Skrydstrup" Denmark bronze age(c.1300BC) On this page is a zoomable photo of the clothed woman.

Gold of Ancient Panama...Gold Seahorse,circa 13AD Gilcrease Museum

Gold of Ancient Panama...Gold Seahorse,circa 13AD Gilcrease Museum

The sample of the fibre which identified the nettle. The green stuff on it is from the copper urn (Photo: Karin Margarita Frei)

The sample of the fibre which identified the nettle. The green stuff on it is from the copper urn (Photo: Karin Margarita Frei)

Pinterest
Rechercher