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Fragments of the helmet from the ship burial at Sutton Hoo

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

The Sutton Hoo helmet was crushed into over 500 fragments when the burial chamber inside the ship collapsed. It had to be painstakingly pieced together at the British Museum: a job that took almost a year to complete.

Details

  • Title: Fragments of the helmet from the ship burial at Sutton Hoo
  • Location: British Museum, London, UK
  • Physical Dimensions: Archive photograph
  • Publisher: British Museum
  • British Museum link: More about this on the British Museum website

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