The Sutton Hoo helmet

For the classroom

The Sutton Hoo helmet


The helmet as it looks now.

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Helmet reconstruction


A reconstruction of the helmet.

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Helmet and excavation images

Source: bbc.co.uk

A History of the World in 100 objects: images of the helmet and burial excavations.

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/objects/kpnm6FD3TOaNri1gNPGJ1w

Image bank

An image bank of the Sutton Hoo burial.

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Excavation video

Source: youtube.com

A short, silent video from the British Museum of the 1939 excavation.

See this video on youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMKkMi_Wggg&feature=player_embedded

What can be found at Sutton Hoo?

Source: bbc.co.uk

A short video introducing objects from the burial.

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/3344

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

Sutton Hoo

Source: nationaltrust.org.uk

Visit Sutton Hoo with your class.

Visit the site http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sutton-hoo/learning/

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the British Museum.

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org/learning/schools_and_teachers.aspx

The Sutton Hoo helmet