Three Anglo-Saxon pendants and brooch, gold & garnet inlay, early 7th century

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 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London.  by Malcolm Bott

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

A study released last week shows that up to 40 per cent of our DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations here in 450-600AD. The project is particularly interesting because it would seem that our genetic make-up bares out those old traditions and clichés about how we relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take for example the bitter wars fought over whether you put jam or cream on a scone first...

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

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

KS2 History Timelines- Anglo Saxons Timeline Posters

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.

The Anglo-Saxon warriors were one of the most brutal warriors. Carrying barbed-spears that were over two meters long, these warriors would fight every battle like it was their last.

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 brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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 is a Anglo-Saxon ornament made of enamel and quartz enclosed in gold that was discovered in 1693. It has been dated from the late 9th century. It was made in the reign of Alfred the Great and is inscribed "aelfred mec heht gewyrcan", meaning 'Alfred ordered me made'.Ca.  900 A.D. Medieval.

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".

Wheel of the year, Anglo Saxon stylee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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

Reconstruction of the ways of wearing the Anglo-Saxon peplos based on archeological evidence and Continental sources. "Cloth and Clothing in early Anglo-Saxon England", Penelope Walton Rogers.

Nice line drawings for ideas!

BBC - Primary History - Anglo-Saxons - Stories and pastimes

BBC Primary History - Anglo-Saxons - Stories and Pastimes

ANGLO - SAXON RUNNING SPIRALS GILT SAUCER BROOCH

Anglo - Saxon Running Spirals Gilt Saucer Brooch Jewellery 024088 Photos and Information in AncientPoint

Anglo-Saxon Filigree Seahorse from the Staffordshire Hoard, c. 7th-8th Century at Ancient & Medieval History

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.

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain - LOOK!  Right in the middle:  "Mericans"!  ('murica)

More clever mapping Britain circa 600

Anglo-Saxon Gold Beast Pendant, 9th 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...

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;

Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches.  Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back.  (11th C)

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.

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The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, Wiktshire.

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