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Drinking Horns - Sutton Hoo

Drinking Horns - Sutton Hoo Visual Arts Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Archeological Wonders Legends and Legendary People

In the Beowulf story, Hrothgar and his warriors drink mead (an alcoholic beverage made from water and fermented honey) from drinking horns.

This image depicts such drinking horns which were excavated at Sutton Hoo (an important archeological site in Britain).


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Image online, courtesy Heorot.

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