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Title: 591 Helmet cheek-piece cast in silver and gilded. [K453]
Description: 591 Helmet cheek-piece cast in silver and gilded. With animal ornament and a gold collar.
Helmet Fittings.
Individual number: K453

From the Staffordshire Hoard collection, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK

* The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork ever found. Discovered in a field near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, England on 5 July 2009, it consists of around 4,000 items.
Keywords:
Precious metal/Gold
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Anglo-Saxon
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PAS
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Portable Antiquities Scheme
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Antiquities
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Staffordshire Hoard
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Metalwork
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Archaeology
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Armour
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Helmet
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Antiquities
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Anglo-Saxon
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: The Staffordshire Hoard is owned by Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent City Councils on behalf of the nation and cared for by Birmingham Museums Trust and The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
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