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Updated: 14 April 2015
Iron bucket-handle attachment, fragmentary, with three long extensions ending in small silver mounts or escutcheons. One extension has silvered rivet; a nail adheres to the main part. This attachment is part of Bucket 2, 1939,1010.118.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 8.1 centimetres
- Width: 4 centimetres
- Length: 9.4 centimetres (extension)
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)
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,1010.118 (part of this object)
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Object reference number: MCS9135
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