Double sided composite bone comb, one end missing, held together with small iron rivets. The comb is simple with straight-sided ends to the central element. The teeth are well graded and sharp as though little used. The back and front plates are rectangular and undecorated and are deeply cut by file marks. Three iron rivets remain in situ, a fourth has been reattached. One end of the comb is missing.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Intervention: 48 Mound: 17 Context: 1572 Feature: 318
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 129 millimetres
2002 12 Mar-present, 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.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS24905
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