Box of gold foil 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)
Not on display
11 November 2005
Reason for treatment
Consolidate, repair and re-pack as necesaary.
The fragments are very dirty and fragile. They were backed with a type of netting and a melinex sheet.
All fragments were checked and the ones which needed any stabilisation work were stabiled by using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate). The dust was removed by using a puffer. A correx box was made with a plastazote cut out to place the fragments.
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Object reference number: MCS16313
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