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One fragment consisting of two layers possibly of leather, with residues of rust, adhering to shaft of axe-hammer 1939,1010.96.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
Dobat, A. S., 2006. The King and his Cult: The Axe-hammer from Sutton Hoo and its Implications for the Concept of Sacral Leadership in Early Medieval Europe. Antiquity 80, pp. 880-93
Not on display
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Object reference number: MCS7639
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