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Silver spoon of late classical type, with a moulded handle joined to the oval bowl by a vertically set disc. The top of the handle is inscribed +PAULOS in Greek letters. The handle is thin and rectangular, and ends in a terminal knop with one band of beading preceding it.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 25.4 centimetres (overall)
- Width: 3.8 centimetres (bowl)
- Weight: 67 grammes
Inscription Positiontop of handle
Pair with 1939,1010.89
2013 26 Jul-16 Oct, Germany, Paderborn, Diozesanmuseum, Christianisation of Medieval Europe
2008 22 Aug-7 Dec, Germany, Bonn, Kunst and Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Rome and the Barbarians
2008 28 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
4 March 1957 - 3 April 1957
Reason for analysis
Sutton Hoo spoon
Is it an old break repaired in the museum or is it an ancient repair? Repair break.
Analysis materials group
- Silver & Alloys
Main type of investigation
Analysis reference number
Prehistory and Europe
- 1939,10-10,23a (former number)
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Object reference number: MCS16202
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