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Small piece of leather, from backing for boss collar from shield 1939,1010.94. Circular with chamfered corners and central rivet hole.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 2 centimetres
- Width: 1.8 centimetres
20 October 2005
Reason for treatment
Clean, consolidate, repair, repack as neccessary.
wood and leather fragment very friable and fragile. in unsuitable packing, mounted on a board with uncovered pins
Packed object in plastazote lined with acid free tissue within a crystal box. The box was labelled with the registration number on the lid and on a tyvek label inserted under the packing.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS16755
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