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Anglo Saxon warrior grave

5 October 2020

Sent in by Kevin. See https://phys.org/news/2020-10-anglo-saxon-warlord-detectorists-redraw-po… … see also www.bbc.co.uk/news/ … archaeologists have uncovered a warrior burial in Berkshire, southern England, on a hilltop site with commanding views over the Thames valley. It was found in Marlow and the burial was pagan and undisturbed, going back to the 8th century AD. The burial was actualy discovered by a pair of metal detectorists. They belonged to a local metal detectorist club, in Maidenhead. The finds from the grave will go on display at the Buckinghamshire County Museum in Aylesbury, in 2021.

Gary also sent in a link to new discoveries in Italy from the Roman period. Fantastic images of a villa complex with mosaics etc – go to www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8814119/

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