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Fragments of wood with black sooty residue and tiny fragments of gold foil; from shield strip 1939,1010.94.M.1.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
12 October 2005
Reason for treatment
Clean, consolidate, repair & repack as necessary.
Wood fragment from shieldTraces of leather and gold foil.
Repacked in plastic box with polyethylen foam.Old labels stored separately.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS8140
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