The Saxons

The person in the ship was buried with lots of expensive household goods, including rich clothes, pieces for playing games, and a lyre (a bit like a guitar).

Hanging bowl

This large bronze bowl is one of three that would have hung on tripods in a great hall. It was filled with wine or water, so that people could dip their cups into it, or wash their fingers after feasting.

Who do you think could have owned expensive household goods?

A Saxon soldier, a Saxon king or a Saxon monk ?

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