Gilt-bronze fitting: part of a Style II head seen in profile and looking right. The fragment is dominated by a beady eye set within a circular surround. The brow is gently convex and falls towards the snout or jaws (missing). In front of the eye a channel, reflecting the curve of the outer edges of the mount, runs forward towards the mouth. The margins of the head and the edges of the channel are emphasised by delicate punch marks in the form of an open triangle containing a slash or dot.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Mound: 2 Intervention: 41
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 15 millimetres
- Width: 8 millimetres
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS24159
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