Liz Barham, senior conservator of the Museum of London Archaeology, displays an early medieval gold and gemstone necklace during a photo call, in London, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022

Dig at UK housing site yields major 7th century treasure

Archaeologists say a 1,300-year-old gold and gemstone necklace found during the construction of a housing development marks the grave of a powerful woman who may have been an Anglo-Saxon aristocrat or early Christian religious leader in Britain.