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The Sutton Hoo ship burial by Angela Care Evans

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Published by Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English



  • Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (England),
  • Suffolk (England),
  • England,
  • Suffolk.


  • Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers -- Death and burial,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Suffolk,
  • Ships, Medieval -- England -- Suffolk,
  • Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Suffolk,
  • Ship burial -- England -- Suffolk,
  • Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (England),
  • Suffolk (England) -- Antiquities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 123) and index.

StatementAngela Care Evans.
LC ClassificationsDA155 .E88 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1939533M
ISBN 100714105449
LC Control Number90159746

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The "Provisional Guide" to the Sutton Hoo ship-burial, published by the Trustees of the British Museum in , has printed ten impressions and sold o copies. The fifth impression () incorporated corrections and additions. Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for The Sutton Hoo ship-burial is one of the most significant archaeological finds ever made in Europe. It lies in a site that contains all the elements of archaeological mystery and romance: burial mounds, buried treasure, great works of art, sacrificed horses, and evidence of human execution.4/5(1). The Dig is a historical novel by John Preston, published in May , set in the context of the Anglo-Saxon ship burial excavation at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, novel has been widely reviewed as "an account of the excavation at Sutton Hoo in ". [citation needed] The dust jacket describes it as "a brilliantly realized account of the most famous archaeological dig in Britain in Author: John Preston. Angela Care Evans’ book The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial is very similar to Bruce-Mitford’s Handbook in many ways although it gives much more attention to the individual artifacts from mound one. This is a good source for those who need good photograp hs and descriptions of the individual artifacts and less focus on the actual dig.