An Anglo-Saxon bucket crafted from glass and found in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, has fetched £116,000 at Bonham's auction in London.
A 4th or 5th Century glass bucket proves a treasure at auction
The green glass object - one of 25 lots of antiquities from an anonymous seller's collection - was found at a graveyard excavation in 1972.
It is thought to have been buried in the 4th or 5th centuries.
It was found in a man's tomb alongside an iron spearhead, shield boss and small knife.
The discovery was made on the west side of Bury St Edmunds during excavations at an early Anglo-Saxon cemetery containing 68 graves.
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