Anglo-Saxon strap ends by Unknown Artist

Six strap ends cast in the form of a stylised animal head with comma-shaped ears.

Details

Medium:
Silver with neillo inlay
Art Fund grant:
£13,500 ( Total: £19,500)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Department of National Heritage

The central fields depict animals

Provenance

Found by metal detectorists in Upper Poppleton, York

Venue details

Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7FR 01904 687687 www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.81)

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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