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Wednesday, 13 March, 2002, 17:07 GMT
Picture gallery: Sutton Hoo
Anglo-Saxon treasures discovered during excavations in Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, have gone on display in a new exhibition centre on the site.

Excavation at Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, Suffolk
The site was first excavated in 1939

Anglo-Saxon helmet
Anglo-Saxon treasures lay buried in a field for 1,300 years

Belt Buckle
A belt buckle is one of the treasures on display at the exhibition centre

Sword
A sword believed to belong to Raedwald, warrior king of the East Angles

Seamus Heany
Nobel prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney opened the exhibition

A visitor looks at a sword and shield
A shield believed to belong to Raedwald is on display

A replica of the 90ft burial boat uncovered at Sutton Hoo
A replica of the 90-foot burial boat uncovered at Sutton Hoo is a main exhibit



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13 Mar 02 | England
Sutton Hoo treasures on show
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