More about the Anglo Saxon wif's grave

The person who was found in the wif's grave is sometimes known as the cunning woman. She was called this because archaeologists have looked at all the things found with her and think she might be someone rather special. The objects found with her are not made of precious metals so they do not think that she was very rich but she has some objects that are not often found in a female grave. Her bucket pendants, her disc pendant, her spangle and her bag are artefacts that make her grave special. Archaeologists think that she may have been a wise woman who people in her village might have gone to for some help and advice.

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