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Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo:  Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London.  by Malcolm Bott

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain - LOOK!  Right in the middle:  "Mericans"!  ('murica)

Map of Anglo-Saxon Britain - LOOK! Right in the middle: "Mericans"! ('murica)

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

Anglo Saxon period: 927–1066

Anglo Saxon period: 927–1066

( - p.mc.n. ) The Jutland Peninsula showing the historic homeland of the Germanic tribes of Jutes, Angles and Saxons after the Roman departure from Britain in around 500 CE.

( - p.mc.n. ) The Jutland Peninsula showing the historic homeland of the Germanic tribes of Jutes, Angles and Saxons after the Roman departure from Britain in around 500 CE.

The Anglo-Saxon warriors were one of the most brutal warriors. Carrying barbed-spears that were over two meters long, these warriors would fight every battle like it was their last.

1 Anglo Saxon warriors

The Anglo-Saxon warriors were one of the most brutal warriors. Carrying barbed-spears that were over two meters long, these warriors would fight every battle like it was their last.

Watercolour of bead sets from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery of Sarre, Kent.    If the documentation is right.... squeee!

Watercolour of bead sets from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery of Sarre, Kent. If the documentation is right.... squeee!

Anglo-saxon- nice embroidery around the neck and cuffs.  Seems like they didn't worry so much about tight-fitting sleeves, I guess because they had better weather than the poor norse folk.

Anglo-saxon- nice embroidery around the neck and cuffs. Seems like they didn't worry so much about tight-fitting sleeves, I guess because they had better weather than the poor norse folk.

Anglo Saxon artifacts found in the Taplow burial mound, Buckinghamshire, England. Now displayed in the British Museum, London.

Anglo Saxon artifacts found in the Taplow burial mound, Buckinghamshire, England. Now displayed in the British Museum, London.

Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches.  Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back.  (11th C)

Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches. Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back. (11th C)

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