The skeleton of the Anglo Saxon woman (21999128)
The remarkable remains of a young Anglo-Saxon woman, buried with lavish jewels and a knife, have been discovered on a university campus in Canterbury.
They were unearthed by archaeologists working in the grounds of Christ Church University at the site of its new £65 million STEM building, which is due to open in September next year.
The woman, believed to have been in her twenties, was found buried with a silver, garnet-inlaid, Kentish disc brooch.
She was also wearing a necklace of amber and glass beads, a belt fastened with a copper alloy buckle, a copper alloy bracelet and was equipped with an iron knife.
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