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  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd of Peterborough Ware vessel; fabric is coarse paste; decorated with impressed lines on top of rim and stabbing on external surface..

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd of Peterborough Ware vessel; fabric is sandy paste with quartz grits; incised herringbone decoration on rim, incised chevron on internal surface.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery shoulder sherd of Peterborough Ware vessel; fabric is coarse paste; twisted cord decoration at base of neck.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery shoulder sherd of Peterborough Ware vessel; fabric is coarse paste; twisted cord decoration on body.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd of Mid-Neolithic bowl; fabric has fine flint temper; incised vertical decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery shoulder sherd of Peterborough Ware vessel; fabric is compact paste; finger pinched decoration on neck and below shoulder.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery shoulder sherd of Peterborough Ware vessel; fabric is coarse paste; fingertip rusticated decoration on neck.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd of Grooved Ware vessel; fabric is compact paste; diagonal incised strokes on rim, external row of impressions above incised herringbone.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Pottery shoulder sherd of carinated Mid Neolithic bowl; well fired fine fabric.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Middle Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd of Grooved Ware vessel; fabric is compact paste; opposed diagonal line decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery sherd of Grooved Ware vessel; fabric is compact paste; incised herringbone decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery sherd of Grooved Ware vessel; fabric is a compact paste; parallel linear decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Pottery wall sherd of Mid-Neolithic bowl; fabric has fine flint temper; incised vertical decoration.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Middle Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd of Mid Neolithic bowl; fabric is flint gritted; remains of deep pitted decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Middle Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Pottery rim sherd of Mid Neolithic bowl; well fired with burnished exterior.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Middle Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd of Mid Neolithic bowl; well fired with fine grits; burnished exterior.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Middle Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd of Mid Neolithic bowl; well fired fine fabric; plain.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Middle Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • mould

    Clay mould fragment. Fragment of bivalve mould for blade.

    • Object type: mould
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bead

    Globular glass bead with white and turquoise decoration.

    • Object type: bead
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: 5thC-7thC(early)
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Pottery base angle sherd of beaker; fabric is compact sandy paste; combed decoration.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Two pottery beaker wall sherds; fabric is compact sandy paste; combed decoration.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd of beaker; fabric is compact paste; reserved and positive decoration filled with parallel lines.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Pottery beaker base sherd; fabric is coarse paste with grog temper; finger pinched decoration.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd of rusticated beaker sherd; fabric is coarse paste with grog temper; heavy rusticated decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Pottery sherd of rusticated beaker; fabric is coarse paste with grog temper; heavy rusticated decoration.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Pottery wall sherd of beaker; fabric is coarse paste with flint grits; finger pinched decoration.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Pottery wall sherd of beaker; fabric is coarse paste with flint grits; light finger pinched decoration.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • beaker

    Pottery base sherd of beaker; fabric is coarse paste, grog tempered; decorated on raised cordon with finger pinching.

    • Object type: beaker
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Late Neolithic
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a compact paste; undecorated.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a compact paste with some grog temper; undecorated.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a compact paste with some grog temper; undecorated.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a compact paste; irregular finger tip decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is compact paste; finger tip decoration above shoulder cordon.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is compact paste; finger tip decoration on cordon.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is compact paste; finger tip decoration on and above cordon.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is compact paste; finger tip decoration on and above cordon.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is compact paste; finger tip decoration on cordon.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery wall sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a compact paste with grog temper; finger tip decoration on shoulder.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery base angle sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a coarse paste with grog temper; undecorated.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery base angle sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a coarse paste with grog temper; undecorated.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery base angle sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a compact paste; undecorated.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd; Early/Middle Bronze Age; fabric is a porous paste; finger tip decoration at base of neck.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery lug sherd; Early/Middle Bronze; fabric is a porous paste, well fired and smoothed. Vertical lug.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bronze Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery rim sherd; Iron Age tripartite carinated bowl; fabric is a sandy paste; burnished.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery sherd burnished. Iron Age tripartite carinated bowl sherd sandy paste burnished.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Pottery rim sherd from Iron Age ?furrowed bowl; fabric is a micaceous paste; burnished groove along neck edge, burnished inside and out.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Pottery shoulder sherd of Iron Age biconical carinated jar; fabric is fine-grained and flint tempered; decorated with row of angled impressions.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • jar

    Five joining pot sherds of Iron Age biconical jar including rim; fabric is coarse paste, grit and flint tempered; light impressed cabling along lip edge, grooved on neck.

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • vessel

    Joining rim and body sherds of Iron Age jar; fabric is micaceous paste with vegetable temper; vertical linear decoration.

    • Object type: vessel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • jar

    Rim and body pottery sherds of Iron Age jar; fabric is coarse paste with grit and flint temper; undecorated.

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Pottery rim sherd from Iron Age bowl with deep flaring rim; fabric is grit tempered; highly burnished surfaces.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Iron Age
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • scraper

    Flint scraper on round flake; steep marginal retouch.

    • Object type: scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • flake

    Flint serrated flake with cortex.

    • Object type: flake
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • end scraper

    Flint end scraper with cortex remnant; shallow terminal retouch.

    • Object type: end scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • notched scraper

    Flint notched scraper, fine invasive trimming.

    • Object type: notched scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • notched scraper

    Flint notched scraper; fine invasive trimming.

    • Object type: notched scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • backed blade

    Flint backed blade with cortex remnant; steep blunting retouch on one side.

    • Object type: backed blade
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • blade

    Flint serrated blade with blunting retouch to rear face.

    • Object type: blade
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • backed blade

    Flint backed blade with cortex remnant; partial steep blunting retouch on one edge and other edge utilised.

    • Object type: backed blade
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • end-and-side scraper

    Flint end and side scraper; fine steep marginal retouch.

    • Object type: end-and-side scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • end scraper

    Flint end scraper on cortical flake, steep terminal retouch.

    • Object type: end scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • side scraper

    Flint side scraper on cortical core remnant; fine steep marginal retouch

    • Object type: side scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • end-and-side scraper

    Flint end and side scraper on cortical flake; fine steep terminal and marginal retouch.

    • Object type: end-and-side scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • scraper

    Flint scraper on cortical flake, invasive retouch.

    • Object type: scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • notched scraper

    Flint notched and end scraper with cortex remnant; steep marginal retouch.

    • Object type: notched scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • end scraper

    Flint end scraper; fine steep terminal retouch.

    • Object type: end scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • thumbnail end scraper

    Flint thumbnail scraper on cortical flake, fine steep terminal retouch.

    • Object type: thumbnail end scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • knife

    Flint knife fragment on cortical flake; fine scale flaking on one edge.

    • Object type: knife
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • discoidal scraper

    Flint disc scraper, fine steep marginal retouch and fine scale flaking on one face.

    • Object type: discoidal scraper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • transverse arrow-head

    Flint transverse arrow-head, snapped fragment; fine steep retouch.

    • Object type: transverse arrow-head
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Prehistoric
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness

    Rectangular gold harness-mount, consisting of an upper plate fixed to a lower plate by three rivets at each end. The rivets are plain gold with beaded wire collars, and are interspersed with cross-shaped cloisonné garnet cells. The lower...

    • Object type: harness
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Shallow silver bowl. In the centre of the bowl is an inscribed roundel, placed in the centre of an equal-armed cross running from below the rim. The arms of the cross are decorated with a chased star motif, which is incomplete and not well...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Byzantine
    • Production date: 6thC-7thC(early)
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • textile; sword-sheath

    Textile fragment, mineralised; probably originally linen with wool decoration, but the linen now all perished. 2/1 twill weave with soumak pattern. Associated with sword-sheath.

    • Object type: textile; sword-sheath
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • sword-sheath

    Gold scabbard boss. Hemispherical in shape, and set with inlaid cloisonné garnets in a cruciform design, incorporating mushroom and step-cut cells. Some of the cells are lacking their garnets. The edge of the design consists of...

    • Object type: sword-sheath
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • sword-harness

    Gold sword-harness pyramid. Truncated, with the four sloping side panels set with gold and inlaid cloisonné garnet work, the same design being repeated on all four faces. The garnet cells are underlaid with gold foil stamped with a hatched...

    • Object type: sword-harness
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • sword-harness

    Gold sword-harness pyramid. Truncated, with the four sloping side panels set with gold and inlaid cloisonné garnet work, the same design being repeated on all four faces. The garnet cells are underlaid with gold foil stamped with a hatched...

    • Object type: sword-harness
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness

    Rectangular gold harness-mount, consisting of an upper plate fixed to a lower plate by three rivets at each end. The rivets are plain gold with beaded wire collars, and are interspersed with cross-shaped cloisonné garnet cells. The lower...

    • Object type: harness
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness

    Rectangular gold harness-mount, consisting of an upper plate fixed to a lower plate by three rivets at each end. The rivets are plain gold with beaded wire collars, and are interspersed with cross-shaped cloisonné garnet cells. The lower...

    • Object type: harness
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness

    Rectangular gold harness-mount, consisting of an upper plate fixed to a lower plate by three rivets at each end. The rivets are plain gold with beaded wire collars, and are interspersed with cross-shaped cloisonné garnet cells. The lower...

    • Object type: harness
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • hanging bowl

    Raised copper alloy hanging bowl of 'Celtic' type in fragmentary state, now restored on a frame. Slightly indented base, and carination at the shoulder. Slight indentation before the rim curves out at the top in everted form. Three small...

    • Object type: hanging bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Celtic
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • The Sutton Hoo Coptic Bowl; bowl

    Large cast brass bowl of so-called 'Coptic' type. Circular, with an everted rim with raised moulding along the outer edge. Immediately below the rim on opposite sides of the bowl exterior are two sets of vertically set rings, approximately...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Byzantine
    • Production date: 6thC-7thC
    • Production place: Mediterranean
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bucket

    Iron-bound bucket of yew-wood, reconstructed, incorporating most of the original iron rim with handle. The corroded iron rim comprises a thin, flat strip; attached to this is a piece of iron channelling which covers the ends of the wooden...

    • Object type: bucket
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • sample

    Beeswax cake found inside lamp 1939,1010.166; buff in colour and hemispherical in shape. Partly restored.

    • Object type: sample
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • lamp

    Iron lamp, comprising a hemispherical iron bowl supported by a framework consisting of three vertical struts extending from a collar at the base of the bowl. Below this collar are three widely-splayed, curved legs with slightly flattened...

    • Object type: lamp
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Shallow silver bowl, with a small beaded rim. In the centre of the bowl is an incised roundel, at the centre of an equal-armed cross running from below the rim. The background of the roundel and the arms of the cross are coarsely punched,...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Byzantine
    • Production date: 6thC-7thC(early)
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • buckle

    Small gold buckle, with a rounded end and cut-away shoulders at the loop. The loop is of plain gold, D-shaped in section, and hinged. The tongue is plain gold and fixed. There is one large plain rivet at the toe, and two smaller rivets at...

    • Object type: buckle
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • strap-end

    Small gold strap-end, tongue-shaped, with inlaid cloisonné garnet work. The central cell is mushroom-shaped, while the two end cells are step-cut with a ladder pattern border consisting of narrow rectangular cells, which curve at the toe to...

    • Object type: strap-end
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • tub

    Large iron-bound tub of yew-wood, restored. The thick iron rim comprises a flat iron band clamped over the upper edge of the wooden staves which form the body of the tub. Six clips formed of iron strips are fixed at equal intervals around...

    • Object type: tub
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • hanging bowl

    Copper alloy hanging bowl of 'Celtic' type, now restored on frame. Enamelled interior and external central escutcheons with zoomorphic swastika design. A piece of leather strap survives, attached to a hook on one escutcheon. Three circular...

    • Object type: hanging bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Celtic
    • Production date: late 6thC - early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • shield

    Iron shield-grip, used in reconstruction of shield. Centre portion is flanged and extends from each end in an ornamental gilt copper alloy strip, terminating in birds' heads with garnet eyes. Two plain hemispherical gold bosses with beaded...

    • Object type: shield
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Germanic; Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • shield; mount

    Copper alloy shield-mount in form of bird's leg and hip, used in reconstruction of shield 1939,1010.94. Part of same bird motif as C.1. Hip is pear-shaped and has central cloisonné panel with garnets surrounding human face. This panel is...

    • Object type: shield; mount
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Germanic; Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • bowl

    Large silver bowl, contorted so no longer circular. Beaded rim, with double line of engraving just below it. There is a central roundel containing a classical female head facing left, with plain concentric rings around it, and one decorated...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Byzantine
    • Production date: 6thC-7thC(early)
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness-fitting

    Gilded copper-alloy roundel. Large roundel, decorated with two zones of triple-strand zoomorphic interlace within a raised twisted border. At the centre, raised above the surface of the disc, is a gold cell containing a small round plate...

    • Object type: harness-fitting
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Anglo-Saxon
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • whetstone; sceptre

    Copper alloy mount in the form of a stag, once mounted onto iron ring 1939,1010.205.b, which was affixed to the terminal of whetstone or sceptre 1939,1010.160. The stag is modelled naturalistically in the round, with two ears and a pair of...

    • Object type: whetstone; sceptre
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • horse bridle-bit

    a. Iron bit: each end of the bit runs free on an iron ring between two fixed elements which form the bit-ring cheekpieces. Rising from each ring is a thin iron rod which, at the top, turns through 90° to develop into a small roundel. This...

    • Object type: horse bridle-bit
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Anglo-Saxon
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness-fitting

    Strap-link in the form of an iron ring to which are attached a pair of strap fixings and a pendant mount in the form of a conjoined neck or bird-tailed tab of copper-alloy overlaid with a similarly shaped sheet of silver that is soldered in...

    • Object type: harness-fitting
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Anglo-Saxon
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • whetstone; sceptre

    Copper alloy strip from cage enclosing one of the carved lobed terminals on the sceptre or whetstone 1939,1010.160.

    • Object type: whetstone; sceptre
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • whetstone; sceptre

    Copper alloy strip from cage enclosing one of the carved lobed terminals on the sceptre or whetstone 1939,1010.160. The strip is ridged and has two curved projections.

    • Object type: whetstone; sceptre
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • standard

    Eighteen iron fragments, from the shaft of standard 1939,1010.161.

    • Object type: standard
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • standard

    Box of iron fragments from lower edge of the shaft of standard 1939,1010.161.

    • Object type: standard
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • standard

    Iron animal head mount, possibly representing a ram. From standard 1939,1010.161; probably from corner of grille.

    • Object type: standard
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Early Anglo-Saxon
    • Production date: early 7thC
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo
  • harness-fitting

    Copper-alloy and gilded copper-alloy strap fitting. Three-way strap distributor consisting of a finely cast ring and three strap fixings. The upper surface of the ring is ridged and decorated with a pattern of inverted V's, stamped in a...

    • Object type: harness-fitting
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Anglo-Saxon
    • Find spot: Sutton Hoo