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Box of fragments of ivory or bone from gaming-pieces. The two largest fragments are rectangular in shape and conical at one end.
- early 7thC
- Excavated/Findspot: Sutton Hoo, Ship-burial Mound: 1
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Sutton (parish),Sutton Hoo)
28 July 1964 - 31 July 1970
Reason for analysis
Fragments of gaming pieces from Sutton Hoo
Determine nature of material and presence of an inlay. Scientific examination.
Analysis materials group
- Ivory & Shell
Main type of investigation
- Chemical Examination
- Emission Spectroscopy
- Mettallographic Examination
- Physical Examination
- X-Ray Diffraction
Analysis reference number
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS4473
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