Art and Material Culture

See also the section of this bibliography on Manuscripts.

Bruce-Mitford, Rupert, et al. The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial. London: British Museum, 1975-  . Multivolume scholarly description of the important British archaeological dig. In progress.

* Evans, Angela Care. The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial. London: British Museum, 1986. Friendly acount of the burial.

Fisher, Ernest Arthur. An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Architecture and Sculpture. New York: F.A. Praeger, 1959.

Hill, David. An Atlas of Anglo-Saxon England. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1981. Maps about everything you can imagine mapping.

Hodges, Richard. The Anglo-Saxon Achievement: Archaeology and the Beginnings of English Society. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1989.

Jackson, Esther. Art of the Anglo-Saxon Age. Peterborough, NH: R.R. Smith, 1964. "Art" here includes architecture and sculpture. A nice selection; many good black and white photographs.

Kerr, Nigel, and Mary Kerr. A Guide to Anglo-Saxon Sites. London: Granada, 1982. Like a tour guide. Handy and informative.

Owen-Crocker, Gale R. Dress in Anglo-Saxon England. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1986.

* Page, R.I. An Introduction to English Runes. London: Methuen, 1973. Great care must be taken in selecting a book on runes: this one is sober and reliable.

Stoll, Robert. Architecture and Sculpture in Early Britain. New York: Viking, 1967. Very fine black and white photographs.

Taylor, Harold McCarter and John Sills Taylor. Anglo-Saxon Architecture. 3 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1965-78.

Wilson, David M. The Bayeux Tapestry: The Complete Tapestry in Color. New York: Knopf, 1985.

* Wilson, David M. Anglo-Saxon Art from the Seventh Century to the Norman Conquest. Woodstock, NY: Overlook P, 1984.

Wilson, David M. Anglo-Saxon Ornamental Metalwork 700-1100 in the British Museum. London: British Museum, 1964.

Wilson, David M., ed. The Archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1981.

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