whetstone / sceptre
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Copper alloy strip from cage enclosing one of the carved lobed terminals on the sceptre or whetstone 1939,1010.160. The strip is ridged and has two curved projections.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 3.8 centimetres
- Width: 3 centimetres
Prehistory and Europe
Copper alloy strip from cage from one lobed terminal of stone; ridged strip with 2 curved projections.Image of historical reconstruction. Anglo saxon warrior holding a replica of the Sutton Hoo whetstone.
Object reference number: MCS12992