Grave goods from two cremation burials
- Art Funded
- Art Fund grant
- £7,750 (Total: £31,000)
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Includes pair of penannular silver brooches and linking chain; two cast bronze wine jugs; a further 12 bronze vessels including dishes, bowls, flagons, patellae, lamp and 'wine strainer'; 10 glass vessels; 14 Samian Ware pottery bowls and dishes; lion-headed studs and rings from a casket; and 35 iron/steel arrowheads. The burials illustrate the luxury of possessions of what is thought to have been a family of client aristocrats, perhaps living in a villa at Wheathampstead.
Found near Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire; declared Treasure in 2002.