Archaeology: Thousands of beads and brooches unearthed from Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Northamptonshire

Excavations of a massive Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Northamptonshire have revealed thousands of beads and brooches, along with weapons, textiles and other goods. Experts from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) uncovered the burial site at Overstone Gate amid preparations of the 15 hectare area for construction. Over the course of 12 months, the team identified 154 Anglo-Saxon … Read more

Haul of Anglo-Saxon treasure including brooches and spearheads is set to fetch £30,000 at auction

A haul of Anglo-Saxon treasure dating back 1,500 years which was found buried on farmland six decades ago is expected to fetch £30,000 at auction. The ancient items – which shed light on life in medieval England – were hailed as one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century when they were … Read more