Fincham sword pyramid
- Art Funded
- 1.3 x 1 x 0.95 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £1,700 (Total: £2,200)
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
They remain very rare finds, especially when made of gold and this one is especially unusual due to its understated simplicity. This is the first sword pyramid to be acquired by Norwich and adds to its fine collection of Anglo-Saxon metalwork. This work was acquired with the support of the Art Fund with the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
Discovered by a metal detectorist in West Norfolk.