Anglo-Saxon ring centerpiece of BBC archaeology program

An exceptional gold ring, sporting "four beasts' heads with inlaid blue and yellow glass eyes" will be featured on a new BBC program Digging for Britain, focussing on Bristol, England and Berkeley Castle. (photo)

Professor Mark Horton, BBC TV presenter and co-director of the project said: "We have been uncovering increasingly important Anglo-Saxon metalwork finds from the ninth and tenth centuries, so we decided to call in the TV cameras to show what we had found."