knife-sheath / knife
Two fragments of iron knife, apparently a pair with knife 1939,1010.162, with blackened remains of a long horn handle and fragmentary remnants of a leather sheath adhering to the blade.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 14.5 centimetres (overall)
- Length: 10.2 centimetres (handle)
- Length: 3.5 centimetres (blade, approx)
- Length: 4.9 centimetres (tang)
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS13550
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