Anglo-Saxon find in Norfolk of 'national significance'

Anglo-Saxon find in Norfolk of 'national significance'
 

A student who found Anglo Saxon jewellery of "national significance" said the discovery has made three years exploring the field worthwhile.
Tom Lucking found a gold pendant inlaid with a profusion of garnets while metal detecting on farmland in 2014.
The 7cm (2.8in) item was found in the grave of a female and has been described as one of the "most elaborate...ever found".
It was declared treasure alongside other items at an inquest in Norwich.
Why is Norfolk a treasure hunting hotspot?
Mr Lucking, 23, who is in his final year studying history at the University of East... read more

 
29 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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