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    Gold torcs from the Snettisham hoard Iron Age, around 75 BC Torcs were first found at Snettisham in 1948 and 1950, and experts thought no more were buried there. In 1990, metal detectorist Charles Hodder found 9 kilograms of gold/silver fragments. He reported his finds and he and archaeologists found 75 torcs, carefully buried in small pits.

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    Iron Age Gold Torc

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    This hoard made up of 20 gold and silver torcs (rigid circular necklaces) was found in Snettisham, Norfolk. They are made from twisted strands of solid gold and silver wire and had been deliberately buried in a pit after several years of heavy use.

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