Barrows and Barrow-Burial, 400-700 AD

Barrows and Barrow-Burial, 400-700 AD with Steve Pollington & Paul Mortimer, (Independent Scholars) at Sutton Hoo, Saturday, 8th November, 2014. Barrow-burial – burial within a large artificial mound – is one of the more spectacular means of disposing of the dead. We owe a great deal of what we understand of Anglo-Saxon material culture and trade contacts to these high-status interments. The study-day will place the English evidence within the wider European and Scandinavian tradition. Provisional Programme 09.50 – 10.15:                Coffee on arrival 10.15 – 11.15:                Background to Barrow…

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