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Boughton Malherbe Hoard

A significant collection of over 350 bronze pieces that include moulds, partially complete and complete pieces as well as scrap bronze.


The hoard exemplifies Bronze Age trade between Kent and the larger continent.

Maidstone Museum

Maidstone Museum,
Saint Faith's Street,
United Kingdom


The Boughton Malherbe Bronze Age hoard demonstrates all aspects of the Bronze Age metal working process. It is the third largest recorded hoard in the UK.

Curriculum Links

  • KS1: Local History
  • KS2: Local History, Britain from Stone Age to Iron Age, Artists, Architects and Designers in History
  • KS3: Local History, Britain Before 1066, History of Art, Craft and Design



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