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Two conjoined copper alloy buckles, comprising a small complete loop and part of a second loop, joined end-to-end. Each loop with traces of a tongue and the remains of hinge-loops for the attachment of buckle-plates. The heavily corroded state of the buckles makes it difficult to tell whether the buckles were originally cast or soldered together, or became joined through corrosion. One of the loops has linen fragment 1939,1010.190 adhering. 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)
- Width: 1.5 centimetres (complete loop)
- Length: 0.9 centimetres (complete loop)
- Length: 2.68 centimetres (both loops together)
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: MCS13360
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