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Shield
Date Made/Found: 2500-900 BC
Material and Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Diameter: 17.2"
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: J1949.66
A Bronze Age shield found in the River Trent in 1928. It is likely that this was placed deliberately in the river, perhaps as a ritual offering. The finder kept it in excellent condition and finally sold the shield to the museum in 1949.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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