- Previous 0/8287
Copper alloy buckle, complete, forming a pair with buckle 1939,1010.151. The loop is oval shaped and circular in cross-section. The tongue is oblong in cross-section, with a flat end which curves around the bar of the buckle-loop, and a small rectangular platform decorated with two grooves at the base of the tongue. The buckle-plate is rectangular, comprising a sheet of copper alloy folded back to form the upper and lower plates of the buckle, and a loop to hold the buckle-loop. The end of leather strap 1939,1010.150a remains in the buckle-plate. One dome-headed rivet passes through the buckle-plate and is attached to leather strap 1939,1010.150a; two other rivets are missing. The buckle is green and very corroded. Excavated from Area C and shoes complex.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 2.35 centimetres (plate and loop)
- Width: 1.8 centimetres (plate)
- Width: 2.8 centimetres (loop)
Not on display
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: MCS13399
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.