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The Fuller Brooch.  Silver and niello. Late Anglo-Saxon (late 9th c). Diam 114mm.  British Museum.

The Fuller Brooch. Silver and niello. Late Anglo-Saxon (late 9th c). Diam 114mm. British Museum.

Old snaps you have to see. Part 10

Old snaps you have to see. Part 10

Old snaps you have to see. Part 10 - has the best funny pics, gifs, videos, gaming, anime, manga, movie, tv, cosplay, sport, food, memes, cute, fail, wtf photos on the internet!

A Evolução Dos Armamentos 1066 ~ 2014

A Evolução Dos Armamentos 1066 ~ 2014

History of war uniforms in one image, I think it's very intriguing how within a few decades it goes from bright ish colors and a few small items to dark camos and TONS of small gismos and gadgets.

Kentish Style Anglo Saxon Brooch

Kentish Style Anglo Saxon Brooch

In south-east Anglo-Saxon Britain there was a Frankish influence. Kent seems to have played a pivotal economical role at that time, no doubt linked to the marriage alliance between Aethelberht and the Frankish princess Bertha.

The Milton Disc Brooch. Kent, England (probably, made) 600-700. Silver, bronze, gold, garnet, shell. The Milton Jewel is one of the finest examples of Anglo-Saxon brooches of the period, with a sophisiticated design carried out in a combination of materials.The use of cloisons inlaid with garnet, filigree knot work decoration on gold sheet and shell bossess are typical of this type. The brooch was found in 1832 in a cemetery at Milton, west of Dorchester-on-Thames.

The Milton Brooch (Disc brooch)

The Milton Disc Brooch. Kent, England (probably, made) 600-700. Silver, bronze, gold, garnet, shell. The Milton Jewel is one of the finest examples of Anglo-Saxon brooches of the period, with a sophisiticated design carried out in a combination of materials.The use of cloisons inlaid with garnet, filigree knot work decoration on gold sheet and shell bossess are typical of this type. The brooch was found in 1832 in a cemetery at Milton, west of Dorchester-on-Thames.

Kingston Down brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Kingston Down brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early seventh-century. The ‘step’ pattern recalls the centre of the St Mark carpet page in the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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