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"Large numbers of lead weights have survived from the Viking Age in Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia. These were used to weigh out silver, both for trade and probably also for the division of plunder. Payments in silver could take the form of coins, but ingots and so-called hacksilver were also common." The British Museum

Aquamanile in the Form of Aristotle and Phyllis, late 14th century South Lowlands Copper alloy

The Latin inscription on the edge says, “This comb was sent by Queen Bertha to Pope Gregory.” Queen Bertha converted her husband King Ethelbert, thereby bringing Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England. Although the historical event occurred c. 590 AD, the comb was made in the second half of the 12th century and resides in London’s British Museum.

fergus sculpted out of clay. Ms.S would love this.

Kingship of King Egbert 802-825. The only surviving Anglo Saxon World Map


What Kind Of Unicorn Are You?

You got: Dark Unicorn You’re a splendid vision of dark power and black magical glitter! Your other unicorn friends know not to cross you, and you strike fear and wonderment and awe into the hearts of mere humans. All shall love you and despair!

This Anglo-Saxon gold shilling bears the name of London on its reverse

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Drinking Horn Anglo Saxon, 6th century The British Museum