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Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,1010.122.-7,111

  • Title (series)

    • Sutton Hoo Ship Burial
  • Description

    Portion of maple wood bottle, curved, comprising part of body and length of rim with impression from mount, and protruding silver rivet.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 7thC(early)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 8.4 centimetres
    • Width: 6.3 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published:

    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

  • Location

    On display: G41/dc1/sF

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2011 26 Mar-30 Oct, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo Exhibition Centre, People of Sutton Hoo.

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1939,1010.122.-7,111

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.

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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