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The Sutton Hoo stone has been described as a 'whetstone' and as a 'sceptre'. The making of a replica has revealed much about the skill of those who made it and the symbolism it contains. There is a detailed account of the making of the replica. Illustrations - 33 colour and 106 black and white. Also includes background articles about Anglo-Saxon society, and a summary of the main literature about the Sutton Hoo stone.
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Book Description Anglo Saxon Books, 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. New paperback copies. Reprint. ; The 7th century ship burial at Sutton Hoo contains many enigmatic objects, none more so than the beautifully-worked stone with metal fittings. The making of a museum quality replica stone has provided new information and fresh insights into the techniques used in making the stone and fitments. Illustrated. ; 186 pages. Seller Inventory # 56599