Portion of iron mail-armour composed of iron links, now rusted together in folds, riveted with copper pins in alternate rows. Appears to form a coat of mail of three-quarter length.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 45.8 centimetres
- Height: 7.9 centimetres
- Thickness: 1.5 centimetres (min)
- Thickness: 10.5 centimetres (max)
- Weight: 11.23 grammes (in present condition)
- Length: 60 centimetres (max, of mass)
- Width: 30 centimetres (max, of mass)
On display: G41/dc1/sD
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,22 (former number)
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Object reference number: MCS16211
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