Iron nail; flat head; square section; possibly modern.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
Not on display
2 December 2005
Reason for treatment
Repair, consolidate and re-pack as necessary.
Multiple fragments in unsuitable packing.One of the nylon threads used to hang the bowl was not secure.
Packed object with a plastazote lining within a crystal box. The box was labelled with the registration number on the lid and on a tyvek label inserted under the packing.The nylon line was re-tied and the knots adhered using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) for extra strength.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS14436
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