Iron shears: pair of iron shears, covered on one face with mineralized textile. Triangular, sharply pointed blades. arms rectangular close to blade, splaying out into u-shaped strap spring. Reconstructed from fragments, in two pieces.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Intervention: 41 Mound: 5 Context: 1811, 1925 Feature: 417
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 162 millimetres
- Weight: 31 grammes
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: MCS24811
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