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Author Topic: 'Viking' hoard was actually Anglo Saxon  (Read 1371 times)


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'Viking' hoard was actually Anglo Saxon
« on: May 27, 2021, 12:24:23 PM »

A marvellous hoard previously thought to be Viking has been identified as Anglo Saxon religious property, hidden in a layered pit against Viking attack. There are some unusual items there with foreign origins. It goes on display in Scotland today.

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Re: 'Viking' hoard was actually Anglo Saxon
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2021, 10:04:06 AM »
Funnily enough I was just looking up how to book tickets for this today!

The National Museum of Scotland is making tickets available for free but you have to pre-book. I'm devastated to say we decided to chicken out as the train costs were exorbitant and there was no refund on tickets - and we were concerned a flare up of Covid in either England or Scotland might prevent us attending. We are keeping our fingers crossed for a permanent display there once the Hoard has completed its peregrinations.