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Miniature gold strap-end, tongue-shaped, plain and hollow. There are two rivets at the open end, the heads and ends filed away so that they fit flush with both surfaces of the strap-end.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 1.1 centimetres
- Width: 1 centimetres
- Weight: 1.57 grammes
On display: G41/dc1
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
20 October 1993
Reason for treatment
Clean for photograhy and redisplay. Take care! Garmets!
surface dirt. Req no 53466
Gently polished using Goddard's long term silver cloth (comp. unknown)
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,12 (former number)
Group of Objects
Plain gold strap-runner in form of tongueless buckle. Consists of an oblong loop, oval in section, caught in a rectangular plate which is doubled over the loop and cut away at the loop edge. Plate is secured by two plaingold rivets with collars.
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Object reference number: MCS15420
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