Decoding Anglo-Saxon art      Rosie Weetch, curator and Craig Williams, illustrator, British Museum

mediumaevum: “Decoding Anglo-Saxon art Rosie Weetch, curator and Craig Williams, illustrator, British Museum ”

Early Anglo-Saxon penannular brooch, Lewes Museum. Wulfheodenas.

Early Anglo-Saxon penannular brooch, Lewes Museum. Wulfheodenas.

Anglo-Saxon, 6th century AD  From Lakenheath, Suffolk, England

Cruciform brooch with animal foot. From Lakenheath, Suffolk, England.

Grave goods from the 7thC Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave 1. Silver and garnet bird brooch. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

century Anglo-Saxon silver and garnet bird brooch, Saltwood cemetery, Kent, grave

Grave goods from the 7thC Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave 2. A pair of silver bow brooches. The frames of the brooches are decorated with ring and dot motifs and it is possible to see human heads. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

Grave goods from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave A pair of silver bow brooches. The frames of the brooches are decorated with ring and dot motifs and it is possible to see human heads. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

Grave goods from the 7thC Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave 5. A pair of gilt silver square headed brooches with animal designs on the inner panels. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr

Grave goods from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave A pair of gilt silver square headed brooches with animal designs on the inner panels. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr

Grave goods from the 7thC Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave 1. Cast silver brooch with central garnet. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

Grave goods from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave Cast silver brooch with central garnet. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

Grave goods from the 7thC Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave 4. Copper-alloy radiate-headed brooch. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

Grave goods from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr.

Grave goods from the 7thC Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave 5. A pair of gilt silver square headed brooches with animal designs on the inner panels. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr

Grave goods from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Saltwood, Kent. Grave A pair of gilt silver square headed brooches with animal designs on the inner panels. Photograph courtesy of Lindsay Kerr

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