Drawings of Anglo-Saxons

ANGLO-SAXON DISCOVERY

Drawings of objects

Asthall Barrow

Asthall Barrow drawn by Ethan age 10
Drawing by Ethan age 10

Asthall Barrow is in Oxfordshire and contains an important Anglo-Saxon cremation burial.

It was excavated with the help of Edward Thurlow Leeds in 1923 and 1924.

Click on the drawing to see an photograph of Asthall Barrow being excavated in 1923.

What can this burial tell us about the Anglo-Saxons?

The objects found in this burial provide information about different aspects of Anglo-Saxon life and the person buried in the barrow.

What do you think these objects are and what do they tell us about the Anglo-Saxons?
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Who do you think was buried in this barrow?
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