In the 7th century ad, a king – it was surely no less – received a magnificent burial at sutton hoo, in east anglia a ship was hauled up from the. Sutton hoo is near the town of woodbridge in suffolk, england the site was excavated in the 1930s and it has revealed some incredibly. Join our live tour of the sutton hoo gallery we have the museum to ourselves as curator sue brunning explores the incredible anglo-saxon treasures that.
Letter from an official at the department of british medieval antiquities at the british museum to the inspector of ancient monuments, 8th june 1939 (work. Lovingly reared slow grown chickens free in the field. Sutton hoo, near woodbridge, suffolk, is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries one cemetery contained an undisturbed ship-burial, including a. The sutton hoo ship burial in 1938, not long before the outbreak of the second world war, archaeologist basil brown excavated an area of eighteen low.
Sutton hoo, ( grid reference tm288487) near woodbridge, suffolk, is the site of two anglo-saxon cemeteries of the 6th and early 7th centuries, one of which. Sutton hoo burial (early 7th cent), is named from the place where a king or aristocrat probably lay buried in the barrow known as mound 1 sutton hoo, in the.
The most famous anglo-saxon treasures in the museum come from the sutton hoo burial site in suffolk here mysterious grassy mounds covered a number of. Even in death there are many traditions and customs in the ancient world, in some cultures like those of the anglo-saxons and the vikings, the. Long after the discovery of anglo-saxon graveyards at the sutton hoo site in east anglia, england, scientists are still analyzing the treasures. Sutton hoo and europe, ad 300–1100 room 41 the sir paul and lady ruddock gallery room 41: sutton hoo and europe the centuries ad 300–1100 . Sutton hoo is the site of a group of anglo-saxon burial mounds from the 6th and 7th since 2002, the sutton hoo estate has been open to the public under the.
Sutton hoo suffolk record office and the anglo-saxons with our earliest document dating to the 12th century, anglo-saxon researchers and enthusiasts. Sutton hoo was a private estate in suffolk until owner edith pretty encouraged digging, which led to remarkable historical findings of a king's. In the ship burial at sutton hoo, a tunic of iron chain mail was folded in the dead person's sarcophagus (big coffin) it was probably thigh length, but had rusted. Sutton hoo is an archaeological site located near the town of woodbridge, in suffolk, east anglia, england. Home to the burial ground of the anglo-saxon king raedwald, sutton hoo near woodbridge in suffolk has been fascinating visitors from.
Visitor information for the national trust's sutton hoo in suffolk. The simple answer is: we don't know discovered in the weeks preceding the outbreak of world war ii, the saxon ship-burial at sutton hoo in.
The ten byzantine silver bowls included amongst the grave goods interred in the chamber of the mound 1 ship burial at sutton hoo remain one. Work to build a replica of the boat buried at sutton hoo starts next week. The sutton hoo burial ground in east anglia, england, provides vivid evidence for attitudes to death immediately before the conversion of an english community .