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The First Anglo-Saxons

Julian Richards returns to the excavation of two early Anglo-Saxon cemeteries to explore the mystery of the Anglo-Saxon invasions that began after the fall of the Roman Empire. In particular, the rich burial of a warrior and his horse offers up fresh clues to some of the very first pioneers.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 21 Feb 2018 00:00

BBC Four Archaeology Season

BBC Four Archaeology Season
This programme is part of a BBC Four season exploring our fascination with uncovering the past.

Find out more about the other programmes in the season...
  • The Flying Archaeologist
    Ben Robinson conducts aerial surveys of ancient sites to reveal new evidence of lost civilisations.

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There are lots of features, articles and quizzes covering archaeology and the treasures that have been uncovered in BBC History’s Archaeology section.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Julian Richards
Series Producer Cameron Balbirnie
Executive Producer Dominic Crossley-Holland

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