On This Day – The Sutton Hoo Helmet

On this day in 1939, over 500 fragments of a helmet were discovered on the property of an English woman named Edith Pretty who had hired archeologists to excavate 18 burial mounds located on her property.   The pieces were originally reconstructed in 1946 and put on display in the British Museum. In recognition ofContinue reading “On This Day – The Sutton Hoo Helmet”