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Bottom left Electrum torc from Snettisham (Hoard G) Iron Age, around 75 BC. From Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk, England, part of hoard G found at Snettisham, which was buried in a small pit cut into the rock. It contained 3 torcs made of electrum (a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver), 7 silver torcs and 10 bronze torcs. Top left and bottom right:Gold torcs from the Ipswich HoardIron Age, around 75 BC. Found near Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Five of these gold torcs were found during construction work near Ipswich in 1968

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Bottom left Electrum torc from Snettisham (Hoard G) Iron Age, around 75 BC. From Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk, England, part of hoard G found at Snettisham, which was buried in a small pit cut into the rock. It contained 3 torcs made of electrum (a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver), 7 silver torcs and 10 bronze torcs. Top left and bottom right:Gold torcs from the Ipswich HoardIron Age, around 75 BC. Found near Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Five of these gold torcs were found during construction work near Ipswich in 1968