Sarre Grave 148
online resourceposted on 10.11.2021, 15:42 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
CXLVIII. Skeleton with head to the east, the opposite direction to that of nearly all the others. A small circular fibula [KAS 398] about an inch in diameter, and of archaic pattern; the centre is a raised boss set with a green stone, and from this radiate ten sliced garnets, of nearly triangular shape; the back is plated with silver. A bronze buckle [KAS 352], one large ribbed bead, probably Roman, and a curiously-shaped bronze ornament [KAS 468], which has apparently been attached to a girdle or strap. From the position of the skeleton and the type of the relics, I am inclined to class this grave with No. LXXXV., as one of the earliest which we opened.
Date excavatedbetween September and December 1863
Sonia Hawkes descriptionSkeleton with head to east.a. small circular fibula, b. bronze buckle, c. ribbed bead, d. bronze ornament.
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