The Age of Sutton Hoo : the seventh century in north-western Europe

edited by M.O.H. Carver

'The Sutton Hoo 'princely' burials play a pivotal role in any modern discussion of Germanic kingship.'EARLY MEDIEVAL EUROPE The age of Sutton Hoo runs from the fifth to the eighth century AD - a dark and difficult age, where hard evidence is rare, but glittering and richly varied. Myths, king-lists, place-names, sagas, palaces, belt-buckles, middens and graves are all grist to the archaeologist's mill. This book celebrates the anniversary of the discovery of that most famous burial at Sutton Hoo. Fifty years ago this great treasure, now in the British Museum, was unearthed from the centre of a ninety-foot-long ship buried on remote Suffolk heathland. Included in this volume are 23 wide-ranging essays on the Age of Sutton Hoo and director Martin Carver's summary of the latest excavations, which represent the current state of knowledge about this extraordinary site. That it still has secrets to reveal is shown by the last-minute discovery of a striking burial of a young noble with his horse and grave goods.M.O.H. CARVER is Professor of Archaeology at York University, and Director of the Sutton Hoo Research Project.

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書名 The Age of Sutton Hoo : the seventh century in north-western Europe
著作者等 Carver, Martin
出版元 Boydell Press
刊行年月 1992
版表示 New ed
ページ数 xviii, 406 p., [32] p. of plates
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 0851153615
NCID BA20768749
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス