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The Mystery of Anglo-Saxon Helmets
Sat 10 June 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 BST
Learn about the Anglo-Saxon helmets found across the British Isles, including an ornately decorated helmet found at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk and another found locally in York’s Coppergate. Adam Wilkes, a student with the University of Leicester, will discuss finds dating from the 6th to 8th centuries, examining the mystery of how and why the helmets were buried.