The Sutton Hoo Helmet

  title={The Sutton Hoo Helmet},
  author={Herbert Maryon},
  pages={137 - 144}
  • H. Maryon
  • Published 1 September 1947
  • History
  • Antiquity
When unpacked at the British Museum Laboratory, the remains of the Sutton WHoo helmet covered a good-sized table. They appeared to consist of a gilded bronze nose and mouth piece, two gilded bronze dragon heads, parts of what once had been a silver crest, and three or four hundred fragments of sand-encrusted rusty iron. No photographs had been taken of them during excavation as their importance had not been realized at the time. 

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