ferrule / angon
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Conical iron ferrule (?), very corroded. Circular in cross-section with shank tapering to a broken rounded end. Presumed to belong to one of angon-heads 1939,1010.98-100.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Length: 5.1 centimetres
- Diameter: 1.3 centimetres (max, excl. corrosion)
1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Group of Objects
Iron spear-head in four pieces, heavily oxidised, with a short length of the stem and the beginning of the socket preserved. Pieces of wood and a large quantity of textile remains are corroded onto the blade.
Object reference number: MCS7430