Buckle with oval iron loop and long tongue and long rectangular copper-alloy plates clenched by two copper-alloy rivets with domed heads. The plates are made from a single sheet of metal bent over the base of the loop, with a cut-out for the tongue. Folded leather remains caught in the buckle loop. One of a set of four with 1991,0411.2888.a,c & d.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Intervention: 48 Mound: 17 Feature: 358
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 20 millimetres
2002 12 Mar-present, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Sutton Hoo Visitor Centre, 'Burial Ground of the Kings', LT Loan.
Excavated 1982-1992. Excavation funded by The British Museum and the Society of Antiquaries, London.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS24935
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