Splendours of Anglo-Saxon Jewellery
- Wallace Collection |
Anglo-Saxon art was highly varied, its characteristic forms including manuscripts, stonecarvings, ivories, metalwork and not least jewellery. One of the finest survivals of the period is the Sutton Hoo treasure, which will feature in this talk. Lloyd Laing is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham.
Study visit: Anglo-Saxon collections at the British Museum
This gallery visit will focus on the Anglo-Saxon metalwork discussed in the earlier lecture. Sonja Marzinzik, Curator of Insular Early Medieval Collections, will give a private tour of the Anglo-Saxon collections at the British Museum, concentrating on the Sutton Hoo treasure.