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Treasure of Great Britain: Anglo-Saxon Amulet

Amuletic figure  Anglo-Saxon, 7th century AD  From Grave 5, Bradstow School, Broadstairs, Kent    Rare female figurine is made from copper alloy. The figurine was found in a grave at the waist of the dead person, near an iron girdle-hanger, iron tweezers and a key. It would have been worn suspended from a girdle or châtelaine. Also in the grave were an iron knife and iron fittings from a box.  © Trustees of the British Museum

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