Sutton Hoo in East Anglia is one of the most important archaeological sites in England. The weapons, clothing and other objects buried in the Anglo-Saxon cemeteries show that trade networks in the 6th and 7th century reached as far away as Europe and Asia. Now new research conducted at the British Museum and University of Aberdeen reveals that trading even resulted in a solid form of oil known as bitumen making its way all the way to England from what is now Syria.
|Specialist publication||The Conversation|
|Publisher||The Conversation UK|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Nov 2016|
- Middle Ages
- Anglo Saxon
- Medieval England