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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

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Anglo-Saxon shoulder clasp; late 6th-early 7th, Sutton Hoo, England Half of a gold shoulder-clasp; the plain gold pin has an animal-head terminal in filigree. Central panel filled with millefiori glass and garnet cells is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass. Two interlinked garnet cloisonné boars compose the rounded end. Medium: gold, glass, garnet; millefiori, inlaid, granulation, filigree, cloisonné

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

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Raven Shield Mount, Anglo-Saxon, early 7th century AD, From Mound 1, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, England

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Purse lid from the ship-burial at Sutton Hoo: Anglo-Saxon, early 7th century AD From Mound 1, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, England The display of wealth

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Viking Artifacts |

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Unseen photographs of 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo discovered

Photographs which show the 1939 excavation of the Anglo Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo have emerged for the first time.

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Have a look at what the British Museum put up! "In Anglo-Saxon art there is always more than meets the eye."

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