Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Dr Steve Sherlock

No, not me. I like it when I find another person with my name doing well. I have followed Dr Sherlock since he made this discovery and he has now published a book with all the details.

THE archaeologist behind one of the most important discoveries ever made in the region held a book signing session this weekend. 
Dr Steve Sherlock discovered a striking 7th century gold pendant, which would have belonged to a princess, as well as glass beads, pottery, iron knives and other objects, in Loftus, East Cleveland between 2005 and 2007. 
The finds, which were described as “unparalleled” by experts, now form the Saxon Princess display at Redcar’s Kirkleatham Museum. 
The Princess was buried with her jewellery about 1,400 years ago and the haul was discovered at the only known Anglo-Saxon royal burial site in the North-East.

You can read more about Dr Steve Sherlock, the archaeologist here: