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Iron fragment from bucket rim, large and partly complete to its full depth of 6cm. With patches and a circular mount or escutcheon attached to a corroded iron clip.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 6.8 centimetres
- Width: 6.8 centimetres
- Diameter: 1.5 centimetres (escutcheon)
Reference: Cook, Jean, M., Early Anglo-Saxon Buckets. A Corpus of Copper Alloy- and Iron –bound, Stave-built Vessels, Oxford University School of Archaeology: Monograph 60, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford, cat. no. 233 (pp. 89-90)
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Object reference number: MCS9138
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