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Princely seax knife shows sophisticated craftsmanship of Anglo Saxon England

The princely gold and garnet hilt of a seax – a large knife used in battle – found in the Staffordshire Hoard shows the sophisticated art and wealth of Anglo Saxon England.



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Princely seax knife shows sophisticated craftsmanship of Anglo Saxon England