Thursday, September 26, 2013

Fight hots up to keep Iron Age gold in Yorkshire

Natalie McCaul, curator of archaeology at the Yorkshire Museum, with the Iron Age torc, right, that the museum is hoping to buy to reunite it with one found metres from it at Towton, left, that is already in the collection

GOLD jewellery thought to be 2,000-years-old could leave North Yorkshire, if essential funds can not be raised.
The gold torcs, or bracelets, are currently on show at the Yorkshire Museum, and are the first items of Iron Age gold jewellery ever found in the north of England.
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