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Copper alloy buckle, complete. The loop is oval-shaped and circular in cross-section. The tongue is triangular in cross-section and flat at the base. 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 1939,1010.149a remains in the buckle-plate. Three dome-headed rivets pass through, one of which is attached to the leather strap. The buckle is now green. 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 centimetres (plate and loop)
- Width: 1.75 centimetres (plate)
- Width: 1.9 centimetres (loop)
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: MCS13381
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