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Box of leather fragment with rivet hole, separate rivet and shaped piece of gold foil; from shield 1939,1010.94.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 1.8 centimetres
- Width: 1 centimetres
12 October 2005
Clean, consolidate, repair & repack as necessary.
organic fragments friable. gold foil torn and susceptible to damage.
A 5% solution of Paraloid B72 in acetone was used to consolidate the craks in the gold foil. No joins between the fragments were found. The fragments were repacked.
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Object reference number: MCS7469
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