All That Glisters: Anglo Saxons, Beds and Gold

Alison Dickens from the Cambridge Archaeological Unit, will give a talk on the excavations carried out on the Trumpington Meadows site before the start of the work on the housing development and the subsequent research into the evidence found on the site. This includes information about the bed burial and the gold and garnet brooch (Trumpington Cross) which…

Trumpington Cross goes on display for the first time

The Trumpington Cross, made of gold and garnet, was found on the skeleton of a 14-18-year-old female laid to rest in the extremely rare ‘bed burial’ ceremony on the site of Trumpington Meadows. Click here view a YouTube video from Cambridge University Thought to be worth in excess of £80,000, the cross has been generously…