Socketed spearhead

Iron socketed spearhead. Excavated from a grave at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907. 41cm long.

Daub fragment

Daub. A building material made from mud, animal dung and straw, used to construct the walls of homes in prehistoric, Anglo-Saxon and medieval times.

Iron sword

Iron sword of an Anglo-Saxon warrior. Excavated from Grave 10 at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907.

Bronze buckle with garnet

A oval -shaped bronze buckle with a rectanguar garnet inset, and traces of silver gilt. Complete with tongue. Excavated from a grave at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907.

Silver sceatta coin

An Anglo-Saxon silver sceatta coin. This example dates from between 690 and 725AD.

Gold stud

Anglo-Saxon artefact conserved by Dana Goodburn Brown in 2020. Includes evidence of inlay and gold stud.

Anglo-Saxon skeleton

Skeleton of a woman excavated from Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907.

Bead necklace

12 Amber and 6 earthenware beads excavated from a grave at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907.

Bead necklace

39 glass, amber and earthenware beads excavated from a grave at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907.

Bead necklace

53 glass and earthenware beads excavated from a grave at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907.

Disc brooch with garnets

Bronze disk brooch decorated with zig-zags and chip carving, around garnets set in cowrie sea shell. Faversham brooch type B. Pin missing, 4.5cm diameter. Excavated from Grave 13 at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A.E. Nichols, Borough Engineer of Folkestone Borough Council, in 1907.

Shield boss

Iron shield boss with 5 silver discs attached with bronze rivets. Excavated from a grave at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A E Nichols in 1907. 14.5cm diameter.