Votive deposition, religion and the Anglo-Saxon furnished burial ritual

@article{Crawford2004VotiveDR,
  title={Votive deposition, religion and the Anglo-Saxon furnished burial ritual},
  author={S. Crawford},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={102 - 87}
}
Anglo-Saxon archaeology can offer very few examples of deliberate, irretrievable deposition outside the mortuary arena, unlike the British and Continental archaeological evidence for the Roman and Iron Ages. With the exception of the furnished cemetery sites, Anglo-Saxon archaeology is notably short of ‘ritual’ deposits or structures until the arrival of Christianity, and we are equally short of ritual centres or sites expressing communal effort. It may be that any belief systems supported by… Expand
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