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Anglo-Saxon pendant found in Norfolk field

Awaiting cleaning, the seventh-century Anglo-Saxon gold and garnet pendant discovered in South Norfolk [Credit: Tom Lucking]

Tom Lucking, 23, found the gold pendant, inlaid with a “profusion” of garnets, while metal detecting on farmland just before Christmas.

The 7cm (2.8in) item has been described by treasure experts to be of “national significance”.

It is thought its owner may have had royal connections.

read more Anglo-Saxon Archaeology Blog: Anglo-Saxon pendant found in Norfolk field.

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This entry was posted on March 5, 2015 by in Archaeology.

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