Burial Mound 1 Sutton Hoo -Sword and SceptreShow/Hide_Details
Sword and Ceremonial 'whetstone' or 'sceptre', with a bronze stag at the top. It was found at Sutton Hoo and is now in the British museum. Picture taken summer 2006.
22nd Aug 2006 by Diane Earl
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+
treasure burial Suffolk Anglo-Saxon Saxon mound archaeology Dark-Ages bodies cremate bones skeleton Sutton Hoo ship grave goods ritual belief after-life afterlife
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