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Copper alloy, garnet, ivory and gold sword-fitting: pyramidal mount from sword harness; inlaid on each face with central setting of ivory flanked by cloisonne garnets, set over gold foil. Single garnet fills top cell of truncated pyramid. Pair to 8166.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Intervention: 48 Mound: 17 Feature: 358
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 19 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.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS24888
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