The Sutton Hoo ship with a sail

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

We cannot be certain how the Sutton Hoo ship looked originally, because the centre section was stripped out so that the burial chamber could be constructed. This illustration shows the ship with a mast for sailing with the wind.


  • Title: The Sutton Hoo ship with a sail
  • Location: British Museum, London, UK
  • Physical Dimensions: Illustration
  • Publisher: British Museum

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