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Historical Archive: British Isles 6th to mid-11th c., Anglo-Saxon and other Insular objects



Ivory, Bone, Glass, Gemstone, Painting, and Textiles
not including bound pendants, beads, and spindle whorls


Bound pendants, Beads, and Spindle Whorls


Coins


Large stone


Metalwork not including bound pendants


Animal Interlace


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Croft on Tees cross
fragment, lower front,
limestone, 9th c., St Peter's
Croft on Tees

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seal matrix of
Godwin, walrus
ivory, early 11th
c., BM
1881,0404.1
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bound pendant from
Chessell Down grave 45:
dark crystal in silver, 2nd
half of 6th c., BM
1867,0729.1
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girdle hangers from
Little Wilbraham,
CMAA 1948.1454
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glass and amber beads
with faceted crystal spindle
whorl from Selmeston 7,
no context, Lewes Castle
Museum 52.42.6
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Alfred Jewel:
gold, enamel,
and rock
crystal, late 9th
c., Ashmolean