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There are many ships depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. They are Anglo-Saxon and Norman models, but they would have been of very similar construction to Scandinavian ships at this date, and we can learn a lot about the decoration of the ships from…

A scene from the Bayeux Tapestry illustrating the Norman construction of ships for the invasion of Anglo-Saxon England. For the full tapestry see here

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Walrus ivory plaque with beast motif, of Anglo-Saxon origin. Found in Fishamble Street, Dublin. E190: 7211

From British Museum Website:

"Dished gilt copper-alloy disc brooch, Urnes style. Within a scalloped border, the convex surface of the circular brooch bears an openwork design of a coiled, ribbon animal in combat with a snake. The head has a…

Conservators have released images of the contents of a Carolingian cup that formed part of the Galloway Hoard.

The Saxon shieldwall at a reenactment of the battle of Stamford Bridge in 2013

Description taken from display in the Undercroft at York Minster: "The York Gospels was probably made by Anglo-Saxon monks at Canterbury around 1020 and brought to York by Archbishop Wulfstan. It is the only book from before the Norman Conquest to…
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