Triangular Pendant

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Date:1922 - 1923 (c.)

Description:A bronze gilt ornament, with stylised, intertwined snakes with open mouths. This was found in a woman’s grave positioned just under her chin. This and the other gilt ornament bearing snake motifs, found in the same grave, were probably of Scandinavian, rather than Saxon origin.

6th Century A.D.
61mm wide x 42mm high
1922/23 excavations (Grave 81).

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Donor ref:SBT 1923-8 (52/11707)

Source: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Museums Department

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