Record Details

NHER Number:40789
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon pendant


An Early Saxon pendant in the shape of an axe that may have been found either in Mundford or in southeast Suffolk in 1978.

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Full description

1978. Possibly found in Mundford, but possibly from southeast Suffolk.
7th century axe-blade shaped pendant with Style II animal heads and stranded interlace, now in private possession. Cast in NCM.
See (S1) and correspondence in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 July 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PENDANT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Document: Speake, G. et al. 1989. English Heritage Archaeological Report No. 10. A Saxon bed burial on Swallowcliffe Down.. pp 76-78; Fig 68.

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