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Franks Cask: Anglo-Saxon, first half of the 8th century AD  Northumbria, England

Franks Cask: Anglo-Saxon, first half of the century AD Northumbria, England

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The Franks Casket, first half of the century, Northumbria. Scenes from Roman, Jewish, Christian and Germanic tradition with runic inscriptions.

The Franks Casket sculpture (British Museum exclusive) at British Museum shop online

The Franks Casket sculpture (British Museum exclusive)

The Franks Casket sculpture with 4 languages: Runic, Roman, Old English and Latin. Original made in Whalebone. Shows scenes of Christian, Jewish, Roman and Germanic. (British Museum exclusive) at British Museum shop online

Anglo-Saxon silver penny, 8th century, from the De Wit Collection

Anglo-Saxon silver penny, century, from the De Wit Collection - make pelicany

A engraved gold seahorse which is part of a treasure hoard of Anglo Saxon artifacts found in Staffordshire, UK

A engraved gold seahorse which is part of a treasure hoard of Anglo Saxon artifacts found in Staffordshire, UK. The "sea-horse" mount – one of the most remarkable pieces in the hoard. Via Susan Fernandes - Sand Glass & Mermaid Tails

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Anglo-Saxon, England, Found in the River Thames at Chelsea. Victoria and Albert Museum, from newly opened Renaissance Medieval rooms

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Full: Front COMPASS Title: Ivory plaque depicting Christ in Majesty © The Trustees of the British Museum

This is a beautiful Anglo-Saxon pen case carved from walrus ivory. The designs show variations of the tree of life. This shot shows to top of a long foliate design interlaced with lions and birds.  From the City of London.  Collection of the British Museum, London.

Anglo-Saxon pen case carved from walrus ivory. The designs show variations of the tree of life. This shot shows to top of a long foliate design interlaced with lions and birds. Collection of the British Museum, London.

The Franks Casket a small box of carved whalebone produced by Viking craftsmen in Northumbria at the end of the 7th cent. A.D. The lid and sides have runic inscriptions, and the motifs carved with scenes both from Norse and Classical mythology and Christianity, including the tale of Weland Smith, the Adoration of the Magi, a sacrifice to Óðinn, the discovery of Romulus and Remus with the wolves and the image of a Viking archer named Egill (whose story, unfortunately is now lost).

The Franks Casket a small box of carved whalebone produced by Viking craftsmen in Northumbria at the end of the cent. The lid and sides have runic inscriptions, and the motifs carved with scenes both from Norse and Classical mythology

Anglo-Saxon comb c 8th-9thc  Within the general "Viking" area, so it counts

Comb

Anglo-Saxon comb c Within the general "Viking" area, so it counts

8th century Anglo-Saxon Casket ("The Franks Casket" or "The Auzon Casket") at the British Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "Lidded rectangular box made of whale-bone, carved on the sides and top in relief with scenes from Roman, Jewish, Christian and Germanic tradition."

The Franks Casket, also known as the Auzon casket, is a rectangular Anglo-Saxon casket which is hand-carved from whalebone and dated to the century

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