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Updated: 14 April 2015
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
1 May 2006
Reason for treatment
The object had been stored in a grey plastic box, sitting on tissue paper or a thick block of polystyrene foam. Refer to the hardcopy chart housed in a conservation envelope for the exact materials used in each case.
The fragments were placed in a polyethylene bag and placed in a polystyrene box.Old labels were removed from the old packing and placed into a polyethylene bag labelled with the registration number which can be archived and easily referenced back to the objects. The new boxes are labelled with the registration number on the lid and side, and on the cotton twill tabs.
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Object reference number: MCS11530
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