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Golden Boadicea necklet found
Torc linked to  Queen Boadicea
The missing golden link believed to be 2,000 years old
The final link of what is believed to be a necklet owned by Queen Boadicea has been discovered in Norfolk.

The 2,000-year-old treasure is part of a gold torc, a type of Iron Age necklet, and was found by archaeologists in a field in Sedgeford.

The Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project believe it is the end of an Iceni tribe gold torc.

The torc, unearthed 40 years ago, is displayed at the British Museum.

Archaeologist Chris Mackie said the find, near Hunstanton, was "almost like a fairy tale".

"There is this 2,000 year-old torc which at sometime in its life was cut in two, and in 1965 we found one part of it - and after all these years, 40 years later, we have found the other and they will be joined together again - reunited."


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