Sutton Hoo Treasure

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  • Sutton Hoo — restored). Although based on helmets of the spangenhelm type, the immediate comparisons are with contemporary Vendel Age helmets from eastern Sweden.] Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, is the site of two Anglo Saxon cemeteries of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sutton Hoo — /hooh/ an archaeological site in Suffolk, England: a rowing boat, 80 feet (24 m) long, discovered here and believed to have been buried A.D. c670 by Anglo Saxons, possibly as a cenotaph in honor of a king. * * * Sutton Hoo [Sutton Hoo] an area of …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mildenhall Treasure — West Row Treasure 240px West Row Treasure in the British Museum Material Silver Created 4th century AD Discovered 1942 Present location British Museum …   Wikipedia

  • Oxus Treasure — Bracelet from the Oxus Treasure, which has lost its inlays of precious stones or enamel. The Oxus treasure is a collection of 170 gold and silver items from the Achaemenid Persian period which were found by the Oxus river.[1] Pieces from it are… …   Wikipedia

  • Anglo-Saxons — For other uses, see Anglo Saxon (disambiguation). The parade helmet found at S …   Wikipedia

  • Rupert Bruce-Mitford — Rupert Leo Scott Bruce Mitford (surname sometimes referred to as Mitford ) (1914 in Streatham (London), UK ndash; 1994 in Oxford) was a British archaeologist best known for his multi volume publication on the Sutton Hoo ship burial. [ [http://www …   Wikipedia

  • Ipswich — For other uses, see Ipswich (disambiguation). Ipswich Borough of Ipswich Common Quay, Ipswich Docks …   Wikipedia

  • 1939 in the United Kingdom — Events from the year 1939 in the United Kingdom.Incumbents*Monarch George VI of the United Kingdom *Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, national coalitionEvents* 16 January Irish Republican Army bombs explode in London, Birmingham, Manchester,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ernst Kitzinger — (December 12 1912 January 22 2003) was a German American historian of late antique, early medieval, and Byzantine art. BiographyKitzinger was born into a highly educated Jewish family in Munich; his father, Wilhelm Nathan Kitzinger, was a… …   Wikipedia

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