Bizzare because somehow they look new:/ Three Anglo-Saxon pendants, gold & garnet inlay, early century
Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two and early cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical a
GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by
History Timelines- Anglo Saxons Timeline Posters" Read up on some basic information regarding the different centuries of Anglo-Saxon culture. It helps with maintaining realism when in character.
1 Anglo Saxon warriors
The Anglo-Saxon warriors were brutal warriors. Carrying barbed-spears that were over two meters long, these warriors would fight every battle like it was their last.
Kingston Down belt brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.
The Alfred Jewel. Anglo-Saxon, enamel and quartz enclosed in gold. Discovered in 1693 and dated to the late century. Made during the reign of Alfred the Great and inscribed with "aelfred mec heht gewyrcan", which means "Alfred ordered me made".
The Northern Grove Anglo-Saxon Heathen Calendar *NOTE* some have expressed dissatisfaction with the accuracy of this one - if anyone has a better one please link me! If not, we accept it isn't perfect, so please hold your fire :D
Anglo-Saxon Filigree Seahorse from the Staffordshire Hoard, c. Century Many of the pieces in the Staffordshire Hoard are decorated using filigree, a technique which creates patterns by soldering lengths of twisted wire to a base plate.
Anglo-Saxon Gold Beast Pendant, Century ADA triangular gold pendant with slightly convex edges and integral cast loop; the outer edges notched; the central keyed field with reserved beast in Trewhiddle Style with returned twisted tail;
This showcases a nobleman wearing an embroidered tunic/ a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle,and breeches. This also shows a noblewoman wearing an embroidered bliaud, a chemise with cuffs, and she also has a mantle as her headdress.