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Updated: 14 April 2015
Leather fragments from strap of shield 1939,1010.94. One fragment is square with a central rivet and a dark depression, left by a pyramidal stud, and a small square of wood behind. Also two other leather fragments, one crescent-shaped with a hole.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 1.8 centimetres (square)
- Width: 1.5 centimetres (square)
- Length: 4.6 centimetres (crescent)
13 October 2005
Reason for treatment
Clean, consolidate, repair & repack as necessary.
Fragments previously stuck to sheet of glassfibre.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS16137
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