The pendant appears to be of a religious iconographic nature and could be interpreted as a Talismanic piece, probably meant to represent an Anglo-Saxon deity.

Worn on a chain around the neck, they presumably leant some form of protection to the wearer.

Provenance

Found with a metal detector near Doncaster.


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