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The Anglo-Saxon Archaeology

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1: The Anglo-Saxon Archeology by: Emily Dickson

2: Anglo-Saxon is the land area of modern England. Beginning during the early medieval times.

3: For Archeologist the Anglo-Saxon period was very difficult for them. There daily routine included simple timber dwelling with thatched roofs, because of that and the weather, is why there is little left behind.

4: Many discoveries have been uncovered from the Anglo-Saxon period. These items were found together in Staffordshire, England; one of the most important discoveries in Britain.

5: 1)This treasure is known has the "Staffordshire hoard". Out of all the treasures found on July 2009 this was the greatest. 2)This treasure is a small but vivid piece showing the world of long dead heroes. It was also used as a sword hilt fitting, parts of helmets, and items of personal adornment. | 3)This specific treasure was significantly larger than the rest that were discovered. It was used to make and help fit swords. 4)This treasure symbolizes an animal head. It remains a mystery why they made these, but it resembles strap ends found from this period, and a feature on the Alfred Jewel.

6: Marine Archeology The Marine Archeologist thought they had a much harder job then any other archaeologist. They have to be trained differently to be a certified diver. They also put there lives at danger every time they go under because of nitrogen narcosis which is a gas that is only toxic at pressure, temperature change, pressure, and the different creatures in the ocean.

7: A picture showing the different tools and techniques they used. | A picture of when they discovered the "treasure" which is a boat from the Anglo-Saxon period.

8: For 15 years Terry Herbet's hobby was going around with his metal detector looking for just interesting things. He never thought he would come across one of the worlds biggest discoveries of the Anglo-Saxon treasures. It was approximately 1500 objects contained 11 pounds of gold and 5.5 pounds of silver from the 7th century.

9: These are pictures of Staffordshire, England, where the treasure that Terry Herbet's found. The treasure was actually found in a gentleman's backyard.

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