Pyramidal sword scabbard mount
- Art Funded
- 1.1 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £8,750 (Total: £20,000)
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
It has the shape of a hollow pyramid and is made from four sheets of gold soldered edge-to-edge with the joints of the visible surface disguised by beaded filigree. Each face is ornamented with a knotted, snake-like zoomorph.
Found with a metal detector near Bury St. Edmunds; declared Treasure in 2000.
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