Pieces of History

An archaeologist ultimately fascinated by the smallest, most individual items from the human past.
Saxon disc brooch (by Wessex Archaeology)
Garnet-inlaid disc brooch, found in Kent. Saxon, 7th century AD, made of gilded silver, with garnet on cross-hatched goldfoil and possible meerschaum.
From the excavations at Springhead, Kent.

Saxon disc brooch (by Wessex Archaeology)

Garnet-inlaid disc brooch, found in Kent. 
Saxon, 7th century AD, made of gilded silver, with garnet on cross-hatched goldfoil and possible meerschaum.

From the excavations at Springhead, Kent.

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