Collection of Anglo-Saxon jewellery by Unknown Artist

Composite brooch, pendant necklace, silver cosmetic instruments and associated cemetry contents.

Details

Medium:
Gold, silver, bronze, garnet
Art Fund grant:
£60,000 ( Total: £280,000)
Acquired in:
1995

The collection includes a solidus of Merovingian King Siebert III (634-658) which has been made into a pendant.

Provenance

Excavated from Boss Hall cemetry, by Suffolk County Council Archaeological unit in1990.

Venue details

Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery High Street, IPSWICH Suffolk IP1 3QH 01473 433 551 www.ipswich.gov.uk/Museums

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 27 Dec and 1 Jan

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