Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two and early cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical a
The century Sutton Hoo ship burial in Suffolk, England, seen here in a recently discovered 1939 photo, was discovered and excavated during the time Tolkien was writing The Lord of the Rings. Something he surely would have been aware of.
detail view of hilt w garnet inlay work. British Museum - Sword from the ship-burial at Sutton Hoo -Anglo-Saxon, early century AD From Mound Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, England With gold and cloisonné garnet fittings
One of my ‘when I get time’ projects has been doing up a digital version of the sword pyramids from Sutton Hoo. They’re a set of small pyramid fittings associated with the Sutton Hoo sword. Garnet cloisonne in gold, […]