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Lyre; wood lyre fragment; grooving and patches of bronze staining; formerly fragment 5.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 4.2 centimetres
- Width: 1.5 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.
Packed in clear polystyrene box with lid. Fragments were placed within cutouts of Plastezote with Jiffy foam below (all inert polyethylene foams).Box labelled. Old labels placed within labelled polythene bag.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS11979
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