- Previous 0/8287
Fragments of wooden sword-sheath, in situ on the blade of sword 1939,1010.95. The sheath comprises a wooden layer which was bound from the top downwards with fine linen tape. Remains of a lining survive.
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
On display: G41/dc1/sA
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1939,10-10,28 (former number)
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: MCS7881
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.