knife-sheath / knife
Three fragments of iron knife, incomplete, with remains of horn handle and fragments of 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: 17.6 centimetres (overall)
- Length: 5.5 centimetres (handle)
- Length: 12.1 millimetres (blade)
Not on display
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS13545
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