cup / bottle
Cup or small bottle of walnut burr-wood; only partly surviving. Small and distorted; with an incomplete silver rim with collar, comprising a thick band flanked by horizontal grooves. The rim was attached to the neck of the vessel with three small grooved silver clips.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Height: 4 centimetres (estimated original)
- Width: 1 centimetres (mount)
- Diameter: 2.7 centimetres (rim internal)
- Diameter: 3.2 centimetres (rim external)
Comey, M. G., 2013. The wooden drinking vessels in the Sutton Hoo assemblage: Materials, morphology and usage. In: Bintley, M. and Shapland, M. (eds.), Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World. Oxford: Oxford University Press
On display: G41/dc1/sF
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS16113
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