One large box of wood fragments, possibly maple, with silver staining, gold foil and textile fragments; from bottles 1939,1010.122-127.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
Comey, M. G., 2013. The wooden drinking vessels in the Sutton Hoo assemblage: Materials, morphology and usage. In: Bintley, M. and Shapland, M. (eds.), Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Not on display
9 November 2005
Reason for treatment
Clean, consolidate, repair and repack as necessary
Packed loose on cortton wadding in glass top box.
Sorted by organic type. Oak from chamber? separated out for the vessel wood. Texrtile and feathers sorted and packed separately. new Repacked in polyethlene foam and jiffy-foam lined box. Old labels removed and stored separately
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS17217
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