Sutton hoo: sutton hoo, estate near woodbridge, suffolk, england, that is the site of an early medieval burial ground that includes the. The first major excavations of sutton hoo revealed a large and complex site, compromising about 20 barrows and establishing that this was no general burying-ground, but was reserved for a select group of individuals buried with objects denoting unusual wealth or prestige. History & haunting of : sutton hoo, woodbridge, suffolk, england ,uk is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries one contained an. For additional archive television programmes visit the archaeology at the bbc collection sutton hoo excavations at sutton hoo cast new light on anglo-saxon. Sutton hoo, near woodbridge, suffolk, is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries one contained an undisturbed ship burial, including a wealth of anglo-saxon artefacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, most of which are now in the british museum in london. Sutton-hoo ship burial we will begin our discussion of hiberno-saxon art with an examination of the so-called sutton hoo ship burial. 1939 excavation of sutton hoo burial ship photo 6 by alan hawkes - from geographorguk recent excavations revealed a figure that had been rolled into a shallow grave the sandman sutton hoo had been a site for royal burials in the pre-christian and early-christian era. College papers college papers (paper 1150) on sutton hoo: sutton hoo rough draft from the excavation of the great burial ship at sutton hoo, we have learned about the techniques used to dig out the artif.
1^- new perspectives on sutton hoo for identifying hitherto unrecorded barrows and excavations this takes us from the lack of previous attempts to reconstruct sutton hoo in 3 dimensions, to an examination of what might. Historia a festival of history and a familiar face at sutton hoo for the large scale excavation and analysis of spong hill in norfolk. The sutton hoo burial mound complex in east suffolk overlooks the (© trustees of the british museum), and manga style cartoon of the sutton hoo excavations. Part of the burial ground at sutton hoo sutton hoo from the deben sutton is a village a 2007 novel by john preston about the excavation of sutton hoo.
The sutton hoo ship cemetery was one of the ideological forging-houses of early medieval kingship in europe here we discover how kings were first made. Excavation: excavation, in archaeology, the exposure, recording, and recovery of buried material remains such was the case at sutton hoo in suffolk in 1939.
Ceremonial helmet is one of the most important finds from sutton hoo sutton hoo, near woodbridge, in the english county of suffolk, is the site of two and early cemeteries. How can the answer be improved. Archive footage of the excavation of the sutton hoo ship burial in suffolk, in the east of england in 1939.
Read this history other essay and over 88,000 other research documents the sutton hoo the sutton hoo is one of the most important archeological findings in. Read and learn for free about the following article: the sutton hoo ship burial the sutton hoo ship excavation in 1939 early anglo-saxon, early 7th century. The excavation of sutton hoo sutton hoo is an entire group of 17 mounds uncovered first in 1939 by basil brown that have been confirmed to be medieval burial mounds brown uncovered “the remains of a ninety-foot long, clinker-built wooden ship of the 7th century” which was outlined by iron rivets.
Sutton hoo is best known for the elite anglo-saxon cemetery excavated there in the 1930s, but more recent campaigns tell an even richer tale the royal burials sprang from an earlier cemetery, and were followed by dozens of graves of execution victims. The pagan king: the sutton hoo ship burial & the duality of anglo-saxon religion in 7th century britain great men and women are often memorialized by. Mouse over a thumbnail to see a short description click on an image to see a larger version. Archaeology essays - archaeological excavation the results at sutton hoo suggest that research excavation and non-destructive. Photographs which show the 1939 excavation of the anglo saxon ship burial at sutton hoo have emerged for the first time.
Even after almost eight decades, the sutton hoo ship burial is still providing researchers with new information that continues to underscore the wealth, reach, and prestige of east anglia’s anglo-saxon kings. Anglo-saxons: sutton hoo during your visit gallery activities: briefings for adult helpers gallery activity: excavation the ship burial at sutton hoo was excavated during the summer of 1939 the mound was carefully dug out and the objects in. The sutton hoo ship is the biggest and most complete anglo-saxon ship ever found, and is longer than many of the largest modern ocean-going yachts ships were very important to the anglo-saxons rivers and the sea were key to communication and travel. The sutton hoo ship burial the ship at sutton hoo under excavation: in 1939, a seventh-century ship burial was excavated at sutton hoo near woodbridge in suffolk its significance to the study of beowulf is the interesting mix of christian and pagan practices involved in the burial that mirrors a similar mix in beliefs in the poem. In the following year, brown returned to sutton hoo, and commenced his excavation of mound 1 as he discovered lumps of rusty iron, it. Discover sutton hoo archaeological site in suffolk, england tips on visiting the famous site and more about the sutton hoo treasure. The excavation of sutton hoo research paperthe excavation of sutton hoo sutton hoo is an entire group of 17 mounds uncovered first in 1939 by basil brown that have been confirmed to be medieval burial mounds.