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A resin and fibreglass cast of human remains, which had decayed to leave compacted soil in the form of the body. The individual comprised a male lying on the left side arranged as if running, with the right leg forward and left left behind; the two arms are extended forwards.
- Production date
- 20thC (cast)
- Curator's comments
- For discussion of sand bodies and method of casting, see:
Carver, M. O. H., 1993. Technical Section: Moulding 'Sandmen' For Exhibition - A Preliminary Note. Bulletin of the Sutton Hoo Research Committee Issues 1-8, p. 20
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2002 12 Mar-present, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Sutton Hoo Visitor Centre, 'Burial Ground of the Kings', LT Loan.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number