Drawings of Anglo-Saxons


Drawings of objects

Male Grave at Brighthampton, Oxfordshire

These objects were found in a man's grave in the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Brighthampton in Oxfordshire (grave no 31).

Objects found in grave 31 at Brighthampton in Oxfordshire Click to see spearhead Click to see belt mount Click to see knife Click to see bead

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sword (AN1966.81)
Bucket from Brighthampton (AN1966.79)

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What are all these objects?

What do these objects tell us about this Anglo-Saxon man?

Anglo-Saxon men were often buried with weapons. Most often they were buried with a spearhead and shield boss. They usually also had a knife. Sometimes men were also buried with buckets, toilet sets and single beads.

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