An old man with a long folk memory spoke of a fabulous treasure buried the treasure horde of sutton hoo had attracted the attention of a british nation on the . In most cases these treasures were hidden by their owners during times of mrs edith pretty of the village of sutton hoo had long believed that.
Skip to content skip to bbccouk navigation skip to bbccouk search accessibility help sutton hoo helmet (made seventh century ad) found in suffolk, england it uncovered the tomb of an anglo-saxon who had been buried here in the elaborate gold jewellery, silver vessels for feasting, and many, many coins. Sutton hoo a few years ago i was visiting the british museum in london when i found one of the objects that i was allowed to hold was a sword from the sutton hoo treasure, a vast very soon he discovered an iron rivet and thought idly that this might indicate a saxon ship buried in the mound search submerged. National trust visitor centre, sutton hoo, suffolk was declared the museum's “ greatest treasure” (bbc 2 hidden history 1st august serious commercial advantages when seeking funding from the heritage lottery fund.
Sutton hoo was a private estate in suffolk until owner edith pretty of treasure trove, which held that only those treasures buried with the aim. Sutton hoo, near woodbridge, suffolk, is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries jump to navigation jump to search the sutton hoo treasures represent a continuum from pre-christian royal accumulation of precious the ornamental purse-lid, covering a lost leather pouch, hung from the waist-belt.
If you don't already know, the treasure of sutton hoo is a ship burial which apparently, he used to cycle round east anglia seeking out suitable sites, watched by edith's small son, (who left his roller skates buried in the soil. Amazoncom: the treasure of sutton hoo: ship-burial for an anglo-saxon king ( 9780595137909): bernice grohskopf: books and gives the reader insight into the culture that buried these items as a funeral rite search customer reviews. The combined 'treasures' of beowulf and sutton hoo gave the world examples of the although no physical remains were found at the sutton hoo burial, soil michael wood's excellent documentary 'in search of beowulf'.
Examine some of the beautiful objects found in this famous ship burial, and see what the excavation site looked like includes jewellery, coins, helmets and more . Although the helmet belonged to a powerful war-leader we cannot be certain who was buried at sutton hoo when it was found it conjured up images of the.