Sutton Hoo

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Sutton Hoo

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1. (Placename) an archaeological site in Suffolk where a Saxon longboat containing rich grave goods, probably for a 7th-century East Anglian king, was found in 1939
2. (Archaeology) an archaeological site in Suffolk where a Saxon longboat containing rich grave goods, probably for a 7th-century East Anglian king, was found in 1939
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It took another archaeological miracle - the discovery of the Sutton Hoo treasure exactly 70 years ago - to rescue the kingdom of East Anglia from obscurity.
A 1930s-style garden party arranged by the National Trust to mark the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the Sutton Hoo treasure when a similar celebration was hosted by Edith Perry, the owner of the estate at the time.
Mr Daniels said that one of several gold pendants found was comparable to the famous Sutton Hoo treasure find.