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An interesting suggestion has recently been aired that very early decorative practice in manuscript art may underlie some of the most accomplished pieces from Sutton Hoo, rather than necessarily the other way round (Nees 2007, 15). Hitherto, of course, Sutton Hoo has been the principal focus for comparisons between ...


One of the objects that I was allowed to hold was a sword from the Sutton Hoo treasure, a vast Anglo Saxon ship burial hoard that had been found encased in an earth mound ... The Anglo Saxon Chronicle, written centuries after his death refer to him as a Bretwalda, an Old English term meaning Britain Ruler or Wide Ruler.


Aug 12, 2014 ... The unusual game was brought to Sutton Hoo by Anglo Saxon re-enactment group Ealdfaeder - meaning 'Old Father' or 'Ancestor'. Pete Jennings, one of Ealdfaeder's organisers said: 'The Saxon/Viking board game Hnefatafl, which means King's Table, can be learnt in a couple of minutes. It is the fiendish ...


Pop Culture References for the name Sutton. Login or Register to Contribute. Sutton Mercer, character in The Lying Game series. Sutton Hoo, archeological site in England. × ...


Sep 26, 2009 ... "Just because a find is hugely expensive, it does not mean it is royal. In the case of Sutton Hoo, some assumed it was a royal site. I have never been happy with that." In 2003, the discovery of Anglo-Saxon treasure at Prittlewell in Essex prompted headlines about the burial of "the King of Bling". He was later ...


Apr 6, 2016 ... Like Beowulf – an idea that can indicate a lost oral composition, manuscript text, so many printed editions, translations, films – Sutton Hoo's meanings are multiple , imprecise and situated, defined by the experiences and expectations of those who travel there. And, like Beowulf, Sutton Hoo is defined by ...


Oct 12, 2015 ... Today, I was asked: what is wrong with the term 'The Sutton Hoo Treasure' (note capital 'T' in treasure)? ... if robbed of its historical and funerary contexts;; I'm really not sure why it gets the label 'treasure' when other wealthy early medieval graves are defined by their context of discovery, not as treasure!


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Jun 9, 2014 ... There are three confirmed ship burials in England: East Anglia, Snape in Aldeburgh, and two at Sutton Hoo. Snape claw ... Sutton Hoo is a World famous Anglo Saxon ship burial. In the late 1930s, Edith .... This may have some kind of meaning but we can't make sweeping generalisations about it. ~Sandra ...