Skeleton discovered at the Anglo-Saxon cemetery, near Morden Road, Mitcham

Skeleton discovered at the Anglo-Saxon cemetery, near Morden Road, Mitcham

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Date Photo Taken 1st April 1906
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Archaeology_​1-11
Original Format Photo
Notes / History A large number of the internments found on the site were of well armed men. This grave contained a male skeleton with a sword on its left side and a spearhead above the right shoulder .

On the middle of the right shin bone was a conical shield boss with a handgrip and an iron ring. On the left of the waist was a knife and on the right an iron boar’s head buckle, with studs of bronze.

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