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Stutton Hoo mound 1 - handing bowl


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A large hanging bowl was placed in the burial. It is enriched with coloured, ornamenal plaques and is an outstanding work of Celtic craftmanship. The use of these vessels was unknown but they were made in the celtic north and west by local craftsman in the Celtic traditon.

20th Aug 2006 by Diane Earl


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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

celt bowl craft art decorate burial ritual

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