Beaver Incisor Tooth Pendant

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Date:1921

Description:The tooth is set in bronze and may have been worn as a charm. Found pre-excavation, in 1921 during road works.

The European Beaver (Castor fiber) was a common animal in Saxon times. [They lived in England until the 12th century and in Scotland up to the 17th].

6th Century A.D.
36mm long

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Donor ref:SBT 1923-8 (52/11692)

Source: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Museums Department

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