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Shallow silver bowl, not quite complete. Central inscribed roundel, in the centre of an equal-armed cross running from below rim. Arms of the cross decorated with chased star motif. Central roundel contains six pointed star, with eight-petalled floral design in centre. Bowl has beaded rim with line of engraving inside the bowl, just below the rim. One of set of ten, 1939,1010.78-87. A pair with bowl 1939,1010.78.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Diameter: 22.3 centimetres
- Depth: 4.9 centimetres
- Weight: 305.75 grammes (incl. fibreglass patches)
Michael D. J. Bintley, 2011. The Byzantine silver bowls in the Sutton Hoo ship burial and tree-worship in Anglo-Saxon England. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology 21, 34-45
On display: G41/dc1/sB
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,22h (former number)
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Object reference number: MCS16067
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