- Previous 0/8290
Lyre; wood lyre fragment; ochre coloured with bronze staining; formerly fragment 404.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 1.8 centimetres
28 February 2006
Consolidate if necessary (?).Fix back fragments where possible, pack and remove old labels.Agree new labelling with curator.
Fragile fragment of wood packed in old box with deteriorated packing materials and old labels.Loose fragment.
Loose fragment secured in place with HMG cellulose nitrate adhesive.Packed in clear polystyrene box with lid. Fragment ware placed within a cutout of Plastezote with Jiffy foam below (all inert polyethylene foams).Box labelled. Old labels placed within labelled polythene bag.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: MCS12441
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.