Replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

This replica of the helmet from the ship burial at Sutton Hoo was made in the 1970s by experts at the Royal Armouries in London. It provides a real sense of how impressive the original helmet would have been, with its gilded and tinned decoration.


  • Title: Replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet
  • Location: British Museum, London, UK
  • Physical Dimensions: Replica helmet; leather, metal; height: 34 cm, width: 21.5 cm
  • Publisher: British Museum
  • British Museum link: More about this on the British Museum website

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