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Bronze age bracelet discovery in the Netherlands

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Bronze age bracelet, photo by Limburgs Museum

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Palette bracelet found from Bronze Age

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 22:03 (Update: 09-04-14, 08:05 AM)

An amateur archaeologist has found a palette bracelet from the late Bronze Age (1000-800 BC) in Limburg province. Palette bracelets from this time are rare. In the Netherlands there had never previously been found one, though some were in Belgium and France.

The man found the object during a years-long search on a field in the municipality of Echt-Susteren. In total he found 85 objects in the ground: bracelets, rings, beads and wire in a spiral shape. The Limburg Museum aquired them last year.

The museum assumes that the objects were buried as offerings or to keep them out of the hands of an enemy.

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It is not certain whether the jewelry was used as a bracelet. It may also have been worn on an…

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2 thoughts on “Bronze age bracelet discovery in the Netherlands”

    1. Awesome find! You are very welcome. Hope all is well πŸ™‚ I raked a little today light bird seed shells but moving a little each day 9 days out of surgery I have more good than bad days πŸ™‚

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