Sutton Hoo Buckle


Sutton Hoo Buckle

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Sutton Hoo Buckle

Handcrafted in Cornwall

A solid pewter buckle based on the “great” gold buckle found in the burial chamber at Sutton Hoo. For a 40mm belt.

Sutton Hoo in Sufolk, England, is the site of one of the most significant archaeological digs in British history. The ship burial produced the greatest collection of treasures ever discovered in the UK, and rewrote the early medieval history of England. Buried in a chamber, built into the centre of the ship, was believed to be King Rædwald of East Anglia, many precious artefacts of pottery, metalwork, gold and gems were uncovered.

The ‘Great’ Buckle – This pewter buckle is based on a gold buckle discovered in the ship’s chamber, known as the ‘great’ buckle as it weighed 412.7g.

Width: 116mm Height: 59mm

Supplied in a velvet draw-string pouch.

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