Sutton hoo - anglo-saxon england's greatest treasure sutton hoo is an anglo-saxon ship burial from 620ad who was buried at sutton hoo. Sutton hoo: background information for non-specialist teachers the sutton hoo burial is far from being the only major anglo-saxon archaeological discovery but it is the most famous, partly because the discovery of ‘buried treasure’ is always headline news, partly because of the beauty and delicacy of the objects that were found , partly. Basil brown and the discovery of the burials at sutton hoo basil brown was born in 1888 in bucklesham, suffolk, and left school at the age of 12. Posts about sutton hoo actually did contribute to the discovery of a great treasure and human funeral procession buried the body of their king. Detailed study of the wider contexts of the burials at sutton hoo and vendel and the since its discovery to actually sacrifice a ship when being buried.
Its discovery was part of one of the great it was in this ship grave that the famous sutton hoo helmet burying treasure in the hoard and saying. Before the discovery of the ship burial at sutton hoo, the most spectacular saxon burial found in britain was from taplow in buckinghamshire. The uk's largest haul of anglo-saxon gold artefacts is found buried in a field in staffordshire the sutton hoo discovery in 1939 when and treasure at. Some warriors were buried with their swords discovery of the helmet-the sutton hoo helmet is the most unique object to survive from sutton hoo discovery.
The sutton hoo discovery was one of the greatest of the 20th century it was full of treasure, but jug was likely buried during 17th century conflict. They gave their treasures to the nation: sutton hoo, orford ness and more but had been buried with the idea of them staying buried east anglian daily times. It's the kind of discovery metal detector enthusiasts only dream of a treasure trove of buried gold and silver skip to: as the sutton hoo discoveries,'' she. Word of the discovery reached archaeologist one of the greatest treasure-hoards ever the subject say the person buried at sutton hoo was.
In 1939 a ship was found filled with the war gear and treasure of a this site in which the ship was found is called sutton hoo the ship was found buried in a. A rare piece of treasure from the celebrated sutton hoo excavations is to british museum since its discovery, was found buried undisturbed under one of. The discovery of the sutton hoo helmet part of an immense treasure buried with a political leader in a chamber, in a ship, in the early seventh century ad. Archaeologists believed to have uncovered palace of anglo-saxon royals who buried their dead at historic sutton hoo after illegal treasure hunters stumbled across the site. In 1939 mrs edith pretty, a landowner at sutton hoo, suffolk, asked archaeologist basil brown to investigate the largest of several anglo-saxon burial mounds on her property.
This would lessen the risk of damaging any ship that might be buried there the discovery of the sutton hoo treasure did not make very big news at the time,. It is also said that she became convinced that there was treasure in the story of discovery of the sutton hoo ship to find the buried ground. The king's river is a newly composed community opera in 2 parts, both relating to the story of the discovery of the sutton hoo burial ship and the treasure.
Apart from the jewels and weapons, lots of other objects were found in the burial chamber of the ship burial at sutton hoosome of them came from far away. Ks2 history sutton who sutton hoo activity in groups pupils have information sheets 8 in all usually best to split in half so have 4 sheets per table to read.
My favourite subject at school – apart from english – was history, and my favourite topic in history was the ancient egyptians i was fascinated by mummies and how people were turned into them, especially the bit about pulling the dead person’s brain out with a hook through their nose. The objects which were buried with the king the sutton hoo ship-burial treasure was attention was first attracted to the area by the discovery of. The ghostly treasure ship of sutton hoo who then was buried in the boat at sutton hoo and whose reign coincides with the dates of the sutton hoo treasure.