Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Anglo Saxon Day out at Sutton Hoo

4 classes of children (over 2 days last week) enjoyed a fantastic day of Anglo Saxon activities at one of the most important historical sites in Europe - very close to us at Sutton Hoo (near Woodbridge).

Mrs Pretty's house

Top Hat wood

The Anglo Saxon cemetary

Mound 1 - where Raedwald's ship burial was found in 1939

The ship was 27 metres long

Time to sit and think

One of the other graves

Trying on Anglo Saxon clothing and a replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet

Some of Raedwald's treasure

Basil Brown - working on the dig in 1939

Anglo Saxon alphabet

Prickles wearing a piece of pottery

Pottery face mask!