Roman “Money Box”, Coddenham

A copper alloy “money box” from Cremation 6 from a small Roman settlement on the outskirts of ‘Combretovium’ in the parish of Coddenham. This 2nd-3rd century “money box” (SF49) was discovered in Cremation 6, (Feature 26 i, Area BJ/EN(S)) during excavations in April 1973. The “money box” is a remarkable piece of upcycling, as itContinue reading “Roman “Money Box”, Coddenham”

Finds Assemblage, Long Melford

A selection of finds were discovered in a pit on a settlement site at Chapel House, Long Melford. The finds include: animal bone, pottery and a spearhead dating from the Late Iron Age to Early Roman period. The objects were likely to have been deposited in the pit just after the Roman Conquest. The socketedContinue reading “Finds Assemblage, Long Melford”

Anglo-Saxon Pendant, Exning

An Anglo-Saxon gold and garnet necklace from Grave 8 in a cemetery excavated at Exning. The surviving components of this necklace were a gold bead and a red garnet set into a gold pendant. Necklaces such as these are usually found in the graves of elite status women; this particular necklace was buried with aContinue reading “Anglo-Saxon Pendant, Exning”