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Silver Cross Found in Early Medieval Burial in England


NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND—BBC News reviews that X-rays of a block of soil faraway from a burial, which is believed to belong to a religious Anglo-Saxon girl who might have been an early Christian chief, have revealed a silver cross with a big garnet at its heart. Last month, researchers from the Museum of London Archaeology introduced the invention of a 1,300-year-old gold necklace in the burial, which is positioned in England’s East Midlands. The X-rays present that the cross is roofed with elaborate decorations, together with human faces forged in silver. Two embellished pots and a shallow copper dish have additionally been recovered from the grave. To examine a cache of Anglo-Saxon heirlooms, go to “Secrets of Scotland’s Viking Age Hoard.”

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