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Podcast Episode #67: The Staffordshire Hoard


Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! It's been a while since I've posted a new episode, so I appreciate you coming back! This week on Unearthed, we are picking things up with the Staffordshire Hoard! This amazing find helped us learn about the Anglo Saxon culture. So to learn more, keep on listening! You can listen by clicking here or downloading the episode on your favorite podcast platform. If you enjoy this episode, please consider leaving a rate or review! Thank you!

 

Click here for the museum website. It has amazing, high resolution photos!


Cover Image: A selection of the artifacts from the hoard

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Hilt Fitting

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Gold strip with Biblical Inscription

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Fish and Eagle Sheet Plaque

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Cheek piece from the helmet

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Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staffordshire_Hoard


https://www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk/


https://www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag/collections/archaeology/the-staffordshire-hoard/


https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/nov/01/staffordshire-hoard-archaeologists-academic-research-gold-ornaments


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staffordshire_helmet


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