Anglo Saxon treasure found in England in 2009

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Anglo-Saxon pendent with runic decoration.

A gold pendant medal with a runic inscription and repoussé decoration depicting a helmeted and bearded soldier looking upwards above the Roman image of Romulus and Remus suckling from a she-wolf next.

Gold earring with clustered sphere, Roman, 2nd-3rd century A.D., Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hunterston Brooch, an early Christian brooch with panels of gold filigree combining Celtic and Anglo-Saxon styles, made in the west of Scotland or Ireland around 700 AD.

Early Anglo-Saxon Bow Brooch of gilded silver with Niello inlays

Early Anglo-Saxon Bow Brooch of gilded silver with Niello inlays

The Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. Amazing story.

Millefiori Stud This small stud, surrounded by gold and garnets, is a great example of early work with millefiori. Millefiori means 'One thousand flowers'. Millefiori is an early glasswork technique, which was also found in the Sutton Hoo haul.

Gold earrings dating from the Early Bronze Age (c. 2400-2100 BC)  found in a bural in Barrow 4a at Radley in Oxfordshire

Ashmolean Museum: British Archaeology Collections - Radley Gold Ear or Hair Ornaments

A set of gold Etruscan earrings from the area of Umbria.  Expect more jewelry in the upcoming week as I raid the V&A catalog.  Age: 4th century BCE Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

A set of gold Etruscan earrings from the area of Umbria. Expect more jewelry in the upcoming week as I raid the V catalog. Age: century BCE Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

Anglo Saxon treasure found in England in 2009

O maior achado arqueológico em ouro descoberto na Inglaterra!

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