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7th century village unearthed near Sutton Hoo

The remains of a royal village dating back to the 7th century has been found four miles northeast of Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, England. Archaeologists believe the site – covering more than 100 acres – was possibly home to a royal palace, a wooden hall surrounded by other buildings with a

Photographs of Sutton Hoo excavation found in storage

Over 400 photographs taken during the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo have been found tucked away in a box in a dusty storeroom. Read more about Sutton Hoo here. “The whole story surrounding these photographs is something of a mystery. We know very little about the two women themselves –

Who is buried at Sutton Hoo?

Seventy years after the discovery of a burial mount overlooking the River Deben in Suffolk, England, the debate still rages over who is buried at Sutton Hoo. For many there is no doubt that the ship burial at Sutton Hoo is that of a king - certainly the rich treasures found