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There is no direct connection between Sutton Hoo and Beowulf that we know of. Sutton Hoo is the burial place of a number of Anglo-Saxon people, one of whom might have been a king of East Anglia. Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon poem about a man named Beowulf, a fictional or legendary hero of approximately the same time as the Sutton Hoo burials, who came from southern Sweden and fought a dragon in Denmark.

Nevertheless, the two are connected culturally, because the treasures found at Sutton Hoo are examples of the sorts of things Beowulf might have owned and used. The result, of course, is that pictures of articles found at Sutton Hoo are often used to illustrate editions of Beowulf.

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What does the word Hoo mean in a place name. As in Luton Hoo or Sutton Hoo?

Hoo means a "spur of a hill"

Where is Sutton Hoo county located?

Suttoon Hoo is located in the county of Suffolk in England. It is an important archaeological site due to its rich medieval history and bountiful archaeological finds.

Sutton Hoo was important because it?

It is still every important, as it is still there,, I have visited and it is important archeological find, that yielded many treasures, all of which are in the museum,and gives an insight into life in the times of the Vikings

Why is the sutton hoo treasure worth seeing it?

It is impressive seeing it because it has survived so many years when we know wood rots.

How old is the sutton hoo helmet from the Anglo saxson period?

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