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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
Hicks, C., 1985. The Birds on the Sutton Hoo Purse. Anglo-Saxon England 15, pp. 153–65
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)
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Object reference number: MCS14908
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