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Silver buckle loop, undecorated. Oval in section and thick, but thin on the long side for passing through the hinge for attachment. Rectangular area where buckle tongue once sat. Excavated from Area C and shoes complex.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 2.5 centimetres
- Width: 1.2 centimetres
11 November 2005
Reason for treatment
Consolidate, repair and re-pack as necesaary.
Two silver buckles. One buckle has a loose leather fragments. The object is unsuitably packed and has broken into a number of pieces.
The metal fragments and leather fragment were broken into a number of pieces. Some were joined during previous conservation - no old joins were taken dowm. Where found new joins were made and adhered using HMG Paraloid B72 (methyl ethyl methacrlylate). Packed object with a plastazote lining within a crystal box. The box was labelled with the registration number on the lid and on a tyvek label inserted under the packing.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS16962
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