Iron strip of binding ?, rectangular with pitted surface. From one of buckets 1939,1010.117-119.; also associated fragments. Plus two fragments from bucket.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 3.3 centimetres
- Width: 1.8 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. nos. 233-235 (pp. 89-91)
2 December 2005
Repair, consolidate and re-pack as necessary.
Multiple fragments in unsuitable packing.Surface pitted and corroding.
No joins found. Corrosion removed mechanically with air-abrasive using Aluminium oxide, No1 powder. Packed object with a plastazote lining within a crystal box. The box was labelled with the registration number on the lid and on a tyvek label inserted under the packing.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS8511
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