Small garnet cross found in Anglo-Saxon princess burial uncovered in Cambridge. The shape recalls that of the Canterbury Cross.

Small garnet cross found in Anglo-Saxon princess burial uncovered in Cambridge. The shape recalls that of the Canterbury Cross.

The grave of a teenage girl from the mid 7th century AD has an extraordinary combination of two extremely rare finds: a ‘bed burial’ and an early Christian artefact in the form of a stunning gold and garnet cross.

The grave of a teenage girl from the mid 7th century AD has an extraordinary combination of two extremely rare finds: a ‘bed burial’ and an early Christian artefact in the form of a stunning gold and garnet cross.

Cross shaped fibula found in a Saxon settlement on Hamburgs Domplatz, ca 800-900 A.D.

Cross shaped fibula found in a Saxon settlement on Hamburgs Domplatz, ca 800-900 A.D.

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