A large hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver, known as The Staffordshire Hoard
- Object Number: STKMG:2010.LH.10
- Simple Name: staffordshire hoard
- Summary: A large hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver, known as The Staffordshire Hoard. Early Medieval Hoard from Staffordshire. Recovered using a metal detector in Hammerwich civil parish, Staffordshire, and through subsequent excavation by Staffordshire County Council and Birmingham Archaeology.
- Terms:Early Medieval
- Terms:Staffordshire Hoard
- Additional Notes: The Staffordshire Hoard consists mainly of gold and silver objects or fragments. It was probably buried sometime between 650-670 AD. Some objects were up to 100 years old when they were buried. Others were almost brand new. Almost all of the objects were damaged before burial, having been ripped and torn from the weapons and armour they were fitted to. The Staffordshire Hoard is owned jointly with Birmingham Museum Trust. Purchased with support from the Art Fund and public appeal.
- Contact: Potteries Museum and Art Gallery