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This dagger was buried with the Bush Barrow Chieftain who died in about 1950BC. The blade is made of bronze but the pommel is one
A human thigh bone, crafted into a musical instrument. Found with a male Bronze Age burial at Wilsford, close to Stonehenge. Radiocarbon dating of this
When asked about the first use of a trowel by an archaeologist, we had to tell the fascinating story of the excavation of Bush Barrow,
A thank you letter written to Canon Goddard from Cecil Chubb dated 1st October 1918 found whilst cataloguing a book entitled Wiltshire Autographs. This year
This Beaker was buried with a skeleton under a barrow just to the North of the Cursus near Stonehenge. The Beaker is carefully decorated with
Archery was important in the earliest part of the Bronze Age. Many of the barrows in the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site were built
Henry Moore O.M. (1898-1986), was a sculptor born at Castleford, Yorkshire. This is the fourth plate in Henry Moore’s Stonehenge suite and the Museum has
The Bush Barrow Chieftain died in about 1950BC and was buried under a barrow on top of a ridge looking down over Stonehenge. He was
This a replica of a miniature vessel or incense cup found with a cremation burial excavated from a barrow close to Stonehenge. The burial was
This cabinet was made as a talking piece for a gentleman’s drawing room, once owned by the travel writer John Britton. In the top is
Exquisite flint dagger, known as the Stonehenge dagger, dating to the early Bronze Age, about 2,300 – 2,000 BC. The dagger is a masterpiece of