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sample / buckle

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    A. Loose garnet with serrated edge, and the pattern of a backing foil in dust on the back. Fits one of the empty cells on the apex of buckle 1939,1010.10.
    B. Gold foil from back of garnet.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 0.6 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1978 Fig.344 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Sutton Hoo ship excavation  Unassigned PE  MLA


Sutton Hoo ship excavation Unassigned PE MLA

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