Silver flanged bowl with beaded rim (67 beads in total) on a circular foot-ring. The basal medallion and the rim are decorated with raised relief made using chasing and engraving techniques. The central medallion, enclosed in a circle of 93 beads, is decorated with a scene of a female bust facing right. The flange is decorated by four scenes separated by busts: the first with a pair of grazing bulls or oxen and a pair of recumbent and standing bulls or oxen with tree and basket between; the second leopard pursing a pair of goats, flanked by a male bust on the left and a female bust on the right; the third three goats and sheep separated by a tree; the fourth by bears feasting on a boar flanked by a male bust on the left and a female bust on the right.
- Found/Acquired: West Row
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Mildenhall,West Row)
- Diameter: 269 millimetres
- Height: 87 millimetres
- Weight: 1271 grammes
- Diameter: 90 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Height: 20 millimetres (foot-ring)
Inscription Positionunder flange
Inscription ContentPXXVII - symbol II - symbol VII
Inscription Transliterationp(ondo) XXVII (scripula) II (unciae) VII
Inscription TranslationBy weight, 27 (pounds), 2 scruples, 7 ounces
Inscription CommentDotted inscription
On display: G49/dc22
2003 22 Mar-12 Oct, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo Exhibition Centre, Far Fetched Treasures
Found while ploughing, 1942
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: BCB12878
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