A Sutton Hoo purse for holding gold coins and ingots with base made from ivory and overlain with gold plaques cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass - Brought to you by the Historyteller podcast. Click on the image to subscribe on iTunes!
Disk Brooch | Anglo-Saxon | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: early 600s. Geography: Made in Faversham, England. Culture: Anglo-Saxon. Medium: Gold with garnets, glass, and niello. Dimensions: Overall: 1 7/8 x 7/...
Anglo-Saxon Thegn AD 449–1066
The collapse of Roman rule in Britain was not so much a sudden catastrophe as a long and drawn-out decline. The 'Celtic' Britons retreated gradually to the highland areas of Wales, Cornwall and the south-west of Scotland. Control of the fertile eastern lowlands was lost to warriors of Germanic origin who migrated from the Continent. These Germanic conquerors have become known to history as the 'Anglo-Saxons'. They were to dominate the lowland zone of Britain until their final defeat at…
The Norman Conquest | History Poster
The Norman Conquest poster describes the two main battles that led to the Norman conquest which were the Battle of Stamford Bridge and Battle of Hastings. It also provides a profile of the three main people involved in the battle to become the next King of England. The large A1 size of the poster makes it highly readable from a distance, complementing every learning environment.
At LAST!!!! SAXONS!!!!!!
Yup, here you are, Tony! Your Saxon Gedriht in all their glory! I hope that you like them. Bill...great sculpts, mate!! Such a joy to paint! If you want to use any of the pics yourself on your website, just go for it.... For those who've not come here from the WAB forum, the bucklers are by Little Big man designs and the banner is handpainted. The blond hair is done in two ways. 1. GW bestial brown, snake-bite leather and bubonic brown 2. GW Snakebite leather, Bubonic brown, bleached bone…
4,000 gold Anglo Saxon artefacts examined to shed light on dark ages
The Staffordshire hoard were laid out together at Birmingham Museum and Gallery, where experts were able to assemble a helmet and sword decorations.