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Piecing the helmet from the ship burial at Sutton Hoo back together

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

The helmet was first restored in 1947, but research eventually showed this to be inaccurate and it was dismantled in 1968. The new restoration took a British Museum conservator a year of painstaking study and experimentation with more than 500 fragments.

Details

  • Title: Piecing the helmet from the ship burial at Sutton Hoo back together
  • 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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