Our latest finds

Our team regularly uncovers a wide variety of finds on our fieldwork projects from all periods of human history. Here we highlight some of our most recent and interesting discoveries, both during and immediately after fieldwork or during subsequent cleaning, conservation and analysis …

An Anglo-Saxon buckle mount from Culford, Suffolk

Following our excavation last year of a group of Anglo-Saxon sunken featured buildings (SFB's) at Culford, Suffolk the various finds have been under going cleaning and conservation. The images below show an early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy gilded buckle mount decorated with a Style II animal design as it was found, and after cleaning.


Anglo-Saxon copper alloy gilded buckle mount - after cleaning and conservation

Anglo-Saxon copper alloy gilded buckle mount - before cleaning and conservation








Small Beaker pot of East Anglian style, later Neolithic to earlier Bronze Age (c.2400-1700BC)A Beaker pot from Norfolk

An evaluation during February/March 2016 on the edge of the Wensum valley near Norwich, Norfolk has identified scattered evidence of prehistoric activity with one feature containing a near complete small Beaker pot of East Anglian style, dating from the later Neolithic to earlier Bronze Age (c.2400-1700BC).






A late Roman copper alloy bracelet from Brightwell, Suffolk A late Roman bracelet from Brightwell, Suffolk

An excavation at Brightwell, Suffolk during February 2016 has uncovered evidence of Roman and Anglo-Saxon field systems, together with a single Anglo-Saxon sunken featured building (SFB). This complete and intact late Roman copper alloy bracelet was recovered from the fill of the pit that formed the footprint of the structure.