Overview

The Sutton Hoo estate, with far-reaching views over the River Deben, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Its links to the tidal estuary and the sea made it a site of prime importance to the Anglo-Saxons, but for centuries its secrets lay hidden beneath mysterious mounds. Here, for a brief period starting in the sixth century, the Anglo-Saxons came to honour their dead.

As a maritime nation, they practised ship burials. What they left behind, discovered at a crucial time in our history, gave invaluable clues about our ancestors – a priceless treasure trove of information.

SKU: 50045157
Format: Paperback
Author: Nick Hanks
Dimensions: H210 x W210mm
ISBN: 9781912471171
No. of Pages: 52

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