Figure of an Anglo-Saxon man

For the classroom

Ceramic figure from a burial at Spong Hill, Norfolk


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© Norwich Castle

Frontal view of Spong Man


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Anglo-Saxon cremation urn from Lincolnshire


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Anglo-Saxon cremation urn from Norfolk


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Webpage about burials of Anglo-Saxon men, women and children from the Ashmolean Museum

Source: anglosaxondiscovery.ashmolean.org

Visit the site http://anglosaxondiscovery.ashmolean.org/Death/burial.html

Explore Asthall Barrow in Oxfordshire on the Ashmolean Museum website

Source: anglosaxondiscovery.ashmolean.org

Visit the site http://anglosaxondiscovery.ashmolean.org/Death/asthall_barrow.html

Webpage from the Ashmolean Museum about Anglo-Saxon life

Source: anglosaxondiscovery.ashmolean.org

Visit the site http://anglosaxondiscovery.ashmolean.org/index.html

BBC Primary History website about Anglo-Saxon life with lots of images and videos

Source: bbc.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/anglo-saxon_life/

Explore the Anglo-Saxon village of Mucking and different ways archaeologists can investigate a buried site

Source: pastexplorers.org.uk

Visit the site http://pastexplorers.org.uk/village/

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Source: museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Visit the site http://www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/Learning/Norwich_Museums/Norwich_Castle/index.htm

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford

Source: ashmolean.museum

Visit the site http://www.ashmolean.museum/education/aboutus/howtoschools/

Bede's World in Jarrow, Tyneside

Source: bedesworld.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bedesworld.co.uk/learning/

West Stow replica Anglo-Saxon village

Source: weststow.org

Visit the site http://www.weststow.org/

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org/visiting/school_visits.aspx

Figure of an Anglo-Saxon man