Found as part of a hoard discovered in the 1930s, this is an extremely rare pronged object known as a flesh hook. Their exact use is still debated, but it is suggested they were used to extract food from cauldrons as part of feasting.

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.