Saturday 28th April 2018 – Buckingham AS: The Burial at Taplow

Invitation from Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society

Buckinghamshire’s Saxon Prince: the burial at Taplow

by Leslie Webster

Until the discovery of the Sutton Hoo ship-burial, the princely burial at Taplow was the most important burial of the Saxon period known in England. Leslie Webster, who looked after the Taplow finds at the British Museum, tells the story of their excavation and de- scribes some more recent discoveries of the pe-
riod.

Leslie Webster was formerly Senior Keeper of the Anglo-Saxon and Viking collections, in the British Museum.

This meeting will be jointly hosted by the Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society and the High Wycombe Society, and is a part of the Wycombe Arts Festival 2018.
All are welcome – this is a general interest talk – no previous knowledge of the subject will be assumed

Saturday 28th April, 2.30pm, Trinity United Reformed Church, Lon- don Road, High Wycombe HP11 1BJ.

Free entry. Supported by the High Wycombe Society

Image: Taplow Horn (British Museum)