Large silver bowl, contorted so no longer circular. Beaded rim, with double line of engraving just below it. There is a central roundel containing a classical female head facing left, with plain concentric rings around it, and one decorated band. From this radiate a series of flutings which run to the rim. The silver is cracked in parts. The bowl originally had two drop handles, which are separately registered.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Diameter: 40.7 centimetres
- Weight: 2.02 kilograms
The handles of the bowl are separately registered as 1939,1010.77.a and 1939,1010.77.b
2010 26 Feb-13 Jun, Germany, Bonn, Kunst and Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Byzantium: Splendour and Daily Life
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,1010.21 (former number)
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Object reference number: MCS15472
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