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Updated: 14 April 2015
Portion of a maple wood bottle, comprising a length of rim with part of the body attached. Traces of silver mounts and vandykes are visible on both sides in very clear patterns. The vandyke rivet holes are also clear, some with silver rivets in situ.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 12.7 centimetres
- Width: 7.6 centimetres
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
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Group of Objects
Portion of a maple wood bottle, comprising a length of rim and part of the body. The rim has clear impressions from parts of two silver mounts, with metal strip and rivet holes for attachment. Part of the body section has clear silver vandyke impressions with rivets and rivet holes, likewise on the inside.
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Object reference number: MCS17012
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