Anglo-Saxon artifacts found at Polesworth Abbey

Excavations at Polesworth Abbey near Tamwoth, England, have yielded a variety of exciting artifacts including a brooch and decorates ceramic tiles. The site was originally a Benedictine nunnery founded in the 9th century.

Along with the pin they have unearthed almost 1,000 floor tiles.  They have also found a lead seal, glass fragments, and coins.  Some of the artifacts may date as early as the 700s.