Museum number

1939,1010.94.K

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  • Reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo shield, using original gold and garnet fittings and modern replica fittings on a modern wooden shield board. Original fittings used in the reconstruction are separately registered.

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  • Iron shield-boss from shield 1939,1010.94, placed centrally on the shield reconstruction. The boss comprises a large domed projection with a collar.     The boss has an outer rim, or flange, set with five large gilt copper alloy bosses, or rivet-heads (re

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