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Staffordshire Hoard Book Helps Raise Money for the Appeal

Staffordshire Hoard Book Helps Raise Money for the Appeal

26th November 2009

The British Museum book about the Staffordshire Hoard written by Roger Bland and Kevin Leahy is on sale now.

"On 5 July 2009 a metal-detector user started to unearth some gold objects in a Staffordshire field. Thus began the discovery of the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. Consisting of over 1600 items – including fittings from the hilts of swords, fragments from helmets, Christian crosses and magnificent pieces of garnet work – the Staffordshire Hoard is set to rewrite history. This is just the beginning of the story."

The book is priced at £4.99 and £1 from the sale of every book will go to the Appeal.

The book will be available at the BMAG shop. To buy it online follow this link to the British Museum shop.

If you would like to help Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery acquire the Staffordshire Hoard you can also donate to the Appeal at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. Look out for the collection boxes or ask staff.

Donations can also be made by cheque or on line. Find out how you can donate on the Support Us page or if you would like to donate online please follow thie link to the Charity Choice website .

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