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Silver spoon of late classical type, with a moulded handle joined to the oval bowl by a vertically set disc. This disc has a rib extending along the back of the bowl. The handle is thin and rectangular, and ends in a terminal knop with two bands of beading preceding it. The top of the handle is inscribed +SAULOS or +PAULOS in Greek letters.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 25.4 centimetres (overall)
- Width: 4 centimetres (bowl)
- Weight: 62.5 grammes
Inscription TransliterationPaulos or Saulos
Inscription Commentreading uncertain
Pair with 1939,1010.88
2008 22 Aug-7 Dec, Germany, Bonn, Kunst and Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Rome and the Barbarians
2008 26 Jan-20 Jul, Italy, Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Rome and the Barbarians
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Prehistory and Europe
- 1939,10-10,23b (former number)
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Object reference number: MCS16212
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