Gilt copper alloy stud from strap of shield 1939,1010.94, comprising a plain hollow pyramid with concave sides and a square base, and with a small rivet hole in the top. The stud is not quite complete: one side is contorted, and the gilt is patchy in places. One of a pair with stud 1939,1010.94.I.3.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 1.5 centimetres
- Width: 1.5 centimetres
2 December 2005
Repair, consolidate and re-pack as necessary.
A small fragment of gilding that is attached to an adhesive sticker. It is labelled 1939,1010.94.I.3,4,5,6, and must come from one of those objects.
Removed the gilding from the adhsive sticker using Acetone. Packed object with a plastazote lining within a crystal box. The box was labelled with the registration number on the lid and on a tyvek label inserted under the packing.
Prehistory and Europe
Group of Objects
Gilt copper alloy stud from strap of shield 1939,1010.94, comprising a plain hollow pyramid with concave sides and a square base, and with a small rivet hole in the top. One of a pair with stud 1939,1010.94.I.4.
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Object reference number: MCS16129
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