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Fragments of iron from the sword-blade 1939,1010.95.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
25 February 2002
Light surface clean
February 2002 Req.No:77314 Dirty and dusty. Wrongly numbered 1939,10-10.28.95a CRB
February 2002 Removed the dirt and dust using a puffer. Removed the number 28 from the registration number using acetone applied on cotton wool swabs. Used 2.5% Paraloid B72 in acetone to coat the treated area to darken it slightly. Applied by brush. CRB
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Object reference number: MCS7889
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