Gilded copper-alloy roundel.
Large roundel, decorated with two zones of triple-strand zoomorphic interlace within a raised twisted border. At the centre, raised above the surface of the disc, is a gold cell containing a small round plate garnet, set within a shell collar. On the back the remains of two straps, folded along their length, and running at right angles to each other. At the point of crossing, one strap is pierced to allow the second strap to pass through it. They are held by one central rivet and one rivet placed towards the edge of the roundel with the exception of a pair of rivets securing the strap that connects it with 1991,0411.2880.b.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Intervention: 48 Mound: 17 Feature: 358
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Diameter: 60 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: MCS24917
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