Anglo-Saxon Amuletic Figure by Unknown Artist

A bearded male figure, wearing a cap and belted knee length trousers.

Details

Medium:
Silver, partly gilded
Dimensions:
Overall:
Art Fund grant:
£12,000 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The trousers, hands and face are all gilded. A suspension loop is attached to the cap and it is thought to have been worn as a pendant.

Provenance

Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville, Suffolk.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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