Secrets of the Saxon Hoard: A Time Team Special

Secrets of the Saxon Hoard: A Time Team Special

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Summary

An investigation of the Anglo-Saxon treasure discovered in Staffordshire in 2009, with analysts in Paris and from the British Museum having traced the materials used to Turkey, India and Sri Lanka. Some of the hoard was discovered to be made from recycled jewellery and luxury goods, leading to a better understanding of Britain's Dark Ages and shedding light on the skills of those who made the items. Tony Robinson presents.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Tony Robinson
Director Mel Morpeth
Executive Producer Philip Clarke
Producer Jobim Sampson
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