Gold mount, comprising a thin gold strip decorated on one face with filigree and set with three small cabochon garnets in cells with beaded wire collars, regularly spaced. At the top of the strip is a ring formed of a wider gold strip, set with two similar cabochon garnets with beaded wire collars, one at the front of the ring in line with the other garnets, and one at the back. The garnets have pointillé plain gold foil backings.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 96 millimetres
- Width: 3 millimetres (long strip)
- Height: 6 millimetres (ring)
- Diameter: 18 millimetres (ring)
On display: G41/dc1/sG
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,14 (former number)
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Object reference number: MCS14986
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