Named after the shape of a crescent moon, this Bronze Age lunula is very rare and the only one known from Dorset. These objects were first produced in Ireland, of gold beaten to a foil from a single ingot.

Important Announcement

Friday 22 September 2023, The Victorian Hall will also be closed all day for a private function. The Fine Foundation Dorset Story Space, next the the Thomas Hardy's Dorset Gallery will also be closed for an hour around Midday.