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Silver ladle with a separate handle which attaches to it. The handle is solid silver with two bands of beading, broadening out to the end where a small loop attaches a moveable silver ring or suspension loop. The bowl of the ladle is parcel-gilt and contorted, but had a beaded rim and zones of decoration in triangles. The bowl has a small foot-ring with beaded carination above. Several rivet holes, one with a rivet in-situ near one edge of the top of the bowl, for attachment to handle.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Width: 7.2 centimetres (bowl, contorted)
- Depth: 4.7 centimetres (bowl)
- Length: 23 centimetres (ladle overall excl. ring)
- Weight: 124 grammes (ladle overall)
On display: G41/dc1/sB
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Silver ladle with separate handle which attaches to it. Handle is solid silver with two band sof beading, broadening out to the end where a small loop attaches a moveable silver ring or suspension loop. Bowl of ladle is contorted, but had beaded rim and zones of decorating in triangles. Bowl has small foot-ring with beaded carination above. Several rivet holes, one with rivet in-situ near one edge of top of bowl, for attachment to handle.
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Object reference number: MCS16197
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