Drawings of Anglo-Saxons

ANGLO-SAXON DISCOVERY

Drawings of objects

ANGLO-SAXON CREMATION

Some Anglo-Saxons cremated their dead. The remains from the cremation would often be placed in an urn and buried together with other objects.

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

Cremation urn

Cremation Urn

Photograph of Asthall Barrow in 1923

Asthall Barrow - a large cremation burial

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