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Sarmatian - item from burial mound (kurgan) from Southern Urals - Golden plaque depicting panther leaping on a saiga’s (antelope) back

A Sarmatian burial mound excavated this summer in Russia’s Southern Ural steppes has yielded a magnificent but unusual treasure

Gilded bronze Anglo-Scandinavian brooch, 11th century AD. Found in Pitney, Somerset, England.     “An entwined animal and snake in combat…. The design, with its plant-like tendrils and ribbon animals, is an English version of the final phase of Viking art, the Urnes Style. However, the delicate beading which picks out the main animal, and the scalloped border of the brooch are both Anglo-Saxon features….”  -----------  I have this one but made of silver! <3

elfentau: “ ~* The Pitney Brooch (Anglo-Scandinavian, ca. 1000 AD) The main ornament is a snake with round eyes biting the underside of a four-legged animal, which in turn bites itself. The brooch is.

Hunterston Brooch, c. 700

Hunterston Brooch, an early Christian brooch with panels of gold filigree combining Celtic and Anglo-Saxon styles, made in the west of Scotland or Ireland around 700 AD. This early Christian brooch was found in 1830 on the Hunterston Estate in Ayr

Jewel encrusted buckle found at Sutton Hoo an Anglo-Saxon burial mound.

Gold belt buckle found in the Sutton Hoo excavations - site of two and early Anglo-Saxon cemeteries - England. Probably from the burial of King Raedwald. The large belt plate is both hinged and hollow.

7th Century Shoulder Clasp for an Anglo-Saxon King

Early Anglo Saxon gold shoulder-clasp …inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. AD From the Sutton Hoo ship-burial Further detail &.