The Staffordshire Hoard: an Anglo-Saxon Treasure

Barbican Research Associates, 2017 (updated 2019)

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The Staffordshire Hoard: an Anglo-Saxon Treasure

Location World regionBritish Isles and Ireland
British Isles countryEngland
English regionWest Midlands
PlaceSemi Bungalow Farm
TGNWorld, Europe, United Kingdom, England, Staffordshire, Hammerwich [7449577]
Grid reference OSGB406200 306400
Grid reference Latitude longitude
bounding box
-1.9101942 -1.9037569
Subject Archaeological Sciences (England)X-RAY FLUORESCENCE SPECTROMETRY
Archaeological Sciences (England)GOLD
Archaeological Sciences (England)COPPER ALLOY
Archaeological Sciences (England)X-RAY DIFFRACTION
Archaeological Sciences (England)SILVER
Archaeological Sciences (England)NON-FERROUS METAL
FISH Archaeological Objects (England)HELMET
FISH Archaeological Objects (England)CROSS
FISH Archaeological Objects (England)BUCKLE
FISH Archaeological Objects (England)SWORD
FISH Archaeological Objects (England)SEAX
FISH Archaeological Objects (England)PROCESSIONAL CROSS
Library of Congress Subject HeadingsArt metal-work, Anglo-Saxon
Library of Congress Subject HeadingsExcavations (Archaeology)--England
Library of Congress Subject HeadingsDecoration and ornament, Anglo-Saxon
Library of Congress Subject HeadingsWeapons, Anglo-Saxon
OtherMicro Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (micro-FTIR)
OtherDispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDX)
OtherScanning Electron Microscopy
OtherParticle-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE)
OtherParticle-Induced Gamma Emission (PIGE)
Period NoneAnglo-Saxon
Period (England)EARLY MEDIEVAL
Project dates Created From01-JAN-2011
Created To31-DEC-2016
First Released24-FEB-2017
Intervention Date From01-JUL-2009
Intervention Date To31-AUG-2009
Last Modified01-NOV-2019
Identifiers Contracting Unit No.Birmingham Archaeology Project Number 1971
Contracting Unit No.Historic England Project Number: 5892
Contracting Unit No.Warwickshire Archaeology Project Number: 1313
HER event no.57638
Museum accession ID2010.LH.10
Museum accession ID2010.0138
Related information Associated CollectionBarbican Research Associates website
Associated CollectionPortable Antiquities Scheme Database - see SHRR24_App1c_PAS for numbers
Associated CollectionStaffordshire Hoard website
Associated CollectionThe Hoard is jointly owned by Birmingham City Council and Stoke on Trent City Council and thus has two accession numbers for the two museums which jointly curate it:- Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent – 2010.LH.10 Birmingham Museums Trust – 2010.0138
Associated PublicationBlakelock, E. S. 2015. 'Never judge a gold object by its surface analysis: a study of surface phenomena in a selection of gold objects from the Staffordshire Hoard ' Archaeometry
Associated PublicationBlakelock, E., La Niece, S. and Fern, C. 2016. 'Secrets of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths: Analysis of gold objects from the Staffordshire Hoard', Journal of Archaeological Science 72 (August 2016), 44-56
Associated PublicationButterworth, J., Fregni, G., Fuller, K. and Greaves, P. 2016. 'The importance of multidisciplinary work within archaeological conservation projects: assembly of the Staffordshire Hoard die-impressed sheets', Journal of the Institute of Conservation 39, 29-43
Associated PublicationMeek, A. 2016. 'Ion beam analysis of glass inlays from the Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon Hoard', Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 7, 324-9
Data types available Database3 objects
Image3369 objects
Spreadsheet12 objects
Text1683 objects

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