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  • COMPASS Image Caption: Purse lid

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  • Sutton Hoo ship excavation  Unassigned PE  MLA


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  • Plain gold clasp, rectangular, with a cavity in the long side and a short knob burred over a rectangular washer on back. This object was designed to engage the hinged tongue of purse-lid 1939,1010.2.

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  • Gold, garnet and millefiori purse-lid.  a. Gold frame of purse-lid: sub-rectangular in form, with a straight top and curved ends. Along the straight edge there are three hinges on the outside, and four U-shaped lobes on the inside, each lobe inlaid with c

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