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Iron fragment from handle termination, consisting of a D-shaped curved rod terminating in a bird head finial, with a central rivet and wood adhering.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 4.5 centimetres
- Width: 1.5 centimetres
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)
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS8631
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