Iron animal head mount, possibly representing a ram. From standard 1939,1010.161; probably from corner of grille.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
Prehistory and Europe
Iron `standard' consisting of a shaft terminating in a point flanked by volutes. At the upper end is a cruciform iron plate with arms ending in simple animal heads. Below is an openwork grille with animal heads at the corners. The corners are connected by four rods to the shaft.
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Object reference number: MCS12990
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