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Copper alloy strap-end, sub-triangular in shape with a plain outer surface. Three copper alloy shanks project from the underside of the strap-end, attaching it to leather fragment 1939,1010.155a. 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: 1.9 centimetres
- Width: 1.82 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.1 centimetres
11 November 2005
Consolidate, repair and re-pack as necesaary.
A copper alloy buckle. The buckle has a loose leather fragment. The object is unsuitably packed and has broken into a number of pieces.
The copper alloy strap fragments and leather fragment were broken into a number of pieces. They were re-joined using HMG Paraloid B72 (methyl ethyl methacrlylate). 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.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS13167