Ivory gaming-piece, roughly cylindrical in shape with a conical top and a smooth, flat base. The base is chipped and there is a large hollow missing near the rim. In poor condition.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
- Height: 3.35 centimetres (overall)
- Width: 2.8 centimetres (base, max)
- Weight: 13.67 grammes
On display: G41/dc1
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Object reference number: MCS4507
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