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Gold ring, the circular bezel set with a medallion in cloisonné enamel with a triskele device. Decorated with pelleted and toothed borders, Anglo Saxon, 9th century.

Gold ring, the circular bezel set with a medallion in cloisonné enamel with a triskele device. Decorated with pelleted and toothed borders, Anglo Saxon, century.

British Museum - jewellery Late 6th cent. Anglo-Saxon  harness fitting.

Anglo-Saxon Harness Fitting, Hardingstone A Sixth century harness fitting from Hardingstone.

British Museum - jewellery 7th cent.  Anglo-Saxon,Garnet cross framing  a gold coin of Heraclius. AD  613-632

Anglo-Saxon/ Byzantine, Garnet cross framing a gold coin of Heraclius, AD British Museum similar in cloisonné style to some Merovian pieces

Disk Brooch, early 600s
Anglo-Saxon; Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England
Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello

Disk Brooch, Anglo-Saxon, c. early Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England

codex+egberti.jpg (1072×1460)

codex+egberti.jpg (1072×1460)

British Museum - Great square-headed brooch - Early Anglo-Saxon, early 6th century AD From Grave 22, Chessell Down, Isle of Wight This fine silver-gilt and niello brooch is perhaps the most beautiful of all surviving great square-headed brooches

British Museum - Great square-headed brooch - Early Anglo-Saxon, early century AD From Grave Chessell Down, Isle of Wight This fine silver-gilt and niello brooch is perhaps the most beautiful of all surviving great square-headed brooches

Anglo Saxon Dance

Anglo Saxon Dance

Early medieval illustration of an Anglo-Saxon hanging.  The gallows are quite rudimentary, and it seems like it must have taken a lot of work to perform an execution in this way.

Seminar CLXII: feud and punishment in Anglo-Saxon England

Theft, Homicide and Crime in Late Anglo-Saxon Law

From the Medieval Manuscripts blog post 'The Last Will and Testament of Alfred the Great'. Image: Opening page of the Liber de Hyda

Alfred the Great and Eadred are the only Anglo-Saxon kings whose wills have survived to the present day, both of which are found in the same manuscript, British Library Additional MS known as the Liber de Hyda.

Ivoire, plaques de reliure du psautier de Dagulf, Ecole du Palais de Charlemagne, entre 783 et 795. A gauche: David ordonne la rédaction des psaumes et les chante. A droite: Jérôme reçoit l'ordre du pape de rédiger les psaumes, puis dicte le psautier.

Ivory bookcovers for the Psalter of Dagulf,made for Pope Adrian (died in the palace workshops of Emperor Charlemagne.

Disk Brooch, Anglo-Saxon, c. early 600s. Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England

Disk Brooch early century Made in, Faversham, England Anglo-Saxon Medium:Gold sheet, garnets with patterned foil backings, blue glass

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