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Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott


The 7th century gold belt buckle found at Sutton Hoo ship burial, near Woodbridge, in the English county of Suffolk.


Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, Purse Lid detail with Wolves Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, c. 700 (British Museum, London)


Sutton Hoo Purse..The base was made of bone or ivory overlain with seven decorative plaques worked in gold with cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass. The purse held gold coins and ingots


Sutton Hoo Sword pyramids. They’re a set of small (18x12mm) pyramid fittings associated with the Sutton Hoo sword. Garnet cloisonne in gold, about 600AD. Brian Meek shows how he digitalize the pyramids. “One advantage of doing a very accurate CAD model is that sometimes, even a digital reproduction can give insight into how the real ones were made. The Sutton Hoo pyramids are a miracle of cryptic stone setting, and they’re still holding fast to their secrets after 1400 years in the dirt.”


These bottle were found in the burial chamber of Sutton Hoo. As with all other wood artifacts from Sutton Hoo, these artifacts are a reconstruction. All that remained of the bowls was the metal rim of the bottle - the wood would have long since rotted away. Bottles of this sort were used as drinking vessels. Provenance: Sutton Hoo, England Dates from: VIIin century REPLICA