Plain gold clasp, rectangular, with a cavity in the long side and a short knob burred over a rectangular washer on back. This object was designed to engage the hinged tongue of purse-lid 1939,1010.2.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 2.4 centimetres
- Width: 1 centimetres
- Weight: 9.49 grammes
On display: G41/dc1/sG
2007 17 Mar-28 Oct, Suffolk, Sutton Hoo Visitors Centre, Wondrously Wrought
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,21 (former number)
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: MCS14908
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.