shield / sample
One box containing a fragment of leather from shield board, associated with shield mounts 2001,0103.3.h (specifically the mount with the additional ID number SF2118), with the shanks of two copper alloy rivets in situ. Plus one small bag of leather samples.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Visitor Centre, Grave 0868
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 45 millimetres
Finds were discovered during the archaeological excavations before the Visitor Centre was constructed. The National trust donated all of the finds to the British Museum.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- SF2118 (Small find number of object this fragment is associated with)
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Object reference number: MCS32643
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