Circular stud of thin copper alloy sheet with a dished tinned field against a plain rounded border. At the back, centrally placed, a short, curved spike for attachment to ?leather. Small fragments (in capsule) associated with this find.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Mound: 2 Intervention: 41
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Diameter: 17 millimetres (stud)
- Length: 5 millimetres (rivet)
Perhaps a belt fitting.
Prehistory and Europe
Circular stud of thin copper alloy sheet with a dished tinned field against a plain rounded border. At the back, centrally placed, a short, curved spike for attachment to ?leather. Small fragments associated with this find.
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Object reference number: MCS24166
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