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Bronze pendant


An Anglo-Saxon gilded bronze pendant, with a zoomorphic design., List of 'Accessions 1922 and 1923...' describes as 'A flat cast bronze gilt ornament, part of the terminal of a cruciform brooch'., This bronze ornament was found in the grave of a woman. It has a parrot-like face and was originally part of a large brooch but the woman appears to have been wearing it as a pendant. The woman was also buried with a pottery bowl and cup by her head, two square-headed brooches, a bronze ring brooch, a knife and two bronze ferrules, a pair of bronze clasps and the remains of a finger ring.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 2004-65/378

  • Date


  • Material

    bronze gilt

  • Measurements

  • Length

    45 mm

  • Width

    28 mm

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust