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

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

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

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

Sutton Hoo find, Anglo-Saxon slider. See how the tiny gridwork under the garnets pops out in the light!

Sutton Hoo find, Anglo-Saxon slider. See how the tiny gridwork under the garnets pops out in the light!

British Museum, London Sutton Hoo ship burial, early Anglo-Saxon period - shoulder clasps

British Museum, London Sutton Hoo ship burial, early Anglo-Saxon period - shoulder clasps

Sutton Hoo Purse..The base was made of bone or ivory overlain with seven decorative plaques worked in gold with cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass. The purse held gold coins and ingots

Sutton Hoo Purse..The base was made of bone or ivory overlain with seven decorative plaques worked in gold with cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass. The purse held gold coins and ingots

Sutton Hoo shield boss

Shield Boss -- Century -- Excavated from the Anglo-Saxon burial ship discovered at the English estate of Sutton Hoo in Photo courtesy of the British Museum.

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

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.

Sutton Hoo, awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site.  This hauntingly beautiful 255 acre estate, with far-reaching views over the river Deben, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.

Sutton Hoo, awe-inspiring Anglo-Saxon royal burial site. This hauntingly beautiful 255 acre estate, with far-reaching views over the river Deben, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.

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