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Iron, large piece of bucket rim with thin iron clip passing over the rim and extending into a twisted iron handle piece. This piece is fixed to the body by a silvered copper alloy circular mount or escutcheon.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 12.7 centimetres
- Width: 5.6 centimetres
- Length: 9.4 centimetres (handle)
- Diameter: 1.8 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. 234 (p. 90)
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS8945
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