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Burial Pots - West Stow, Suffolk


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Anglo-Saxon decorated pot found in the cemetery near West Stow, Suffolk. It contained the ashes of a dead Saxon. Saxons often placed cremated ashes in a pot with small personal possessions. Picture taken at West Stow, Suffolk - August 2006.

18th Aug 2006 by Diane Earl


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Burial Anglo-Saxons East-Angles Saxons Suffolk archaeology ritual custom grave cremation

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