shield / fitting
- Previous 0/8290
Iron, shield grip with flaring ends, attached to shield board by two iron rivets. Some degraded mineralised textile adhering to one end
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Visitor Centre, SF2207, Grave 0990
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 172 millimetres
2013 22 Mar-27 Oct, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo Visitor Centre, Before Sutton Hoo
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.
Prehistory and Europe
- SF2207 (Small find number)
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Object reference number: MCS35072
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