Shallow silver bowl, cracked and incomplete. In the centre of the bowl is an inscribed roundel, placed in the centre of an equal-armed cross running from below the rim. The arms of the cross are decorated with a chased star motif. The central roundel contains a six-pointed star, with a floral design in centre. The bowl has a beaded rim with a line of engraving inside the bowl, just below the rim. One of a set of ten, 1939,1010.78-87. A pair with bowl 1939,1010.83.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Diameter: 21.3 centimetres
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
Not on display
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,22i (former number)
Shallow silver bowl, cracked and incomplete. 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 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. object after conservation. Joins found between bowl and seven small fragments.
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Object reference number: MCS16050
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