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Copper alloy buckle, undecorated and oval in cross-section. The tongue is damaged and corroded onto the buckle-plate. The buckle-plate itself is small, fragmentary and has three rivet holes. The whole buckle is green and heavily 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: 0.9 centimetres (loop)
- Width: 1.8 centimetres (loop)
- Length: 0.8 centimetres (plate, estimated original)
- Width: 1.2 centimetres (plate, estimated original)
- Thickness: 0.025 centimetres (plate)
11 November 2005
Consolidate, repair and re-pack as necesaary.
Object in unsuitable packing.
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.
Prehistory and Europe
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
Object reference number: MCS13389