Inspired by the new Netflix original, “The Dig,” Doc and Nina discuss the Sutton Hoo archeological dig, the largest medieval find in England and, arguably, the most important! Then, Doc will give a mini history lesson on the Tomb of Childric I and the case of the stolen bees.
Be sure to check out our episode on the Staffordshire Hoard (https://www.profawesome.com/podcast/pop-medieval-the-staffordshire-hoard/)
National Trust Site: (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sutton-hoo/features/a-brief-introduction-to-sutton-hoo-)
British Museum: (https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/galleries/sutton-hoo-and-europe)
Take a virtual tour: (https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/british-museum/AwEp68JO4NECkQ?sv_h=29.327916876487286&sv_p=0.501689350755754&sv_pid=8lnoW2svsyx7fttv0k6Vvg&sv_lid=3582009757710443819&sv_lng=-0.1261070443603955&sv_lat=51.51912226587073&sv_z=0.6911292499459274\)
“A Very English Scandal” by John Preston (https://www.amazon.com/Very-English-Scandal-Murder-Establishment/dp/1590518144/)
“Beowulf: A Verse Translation for Students” by Edward L. Risden (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B6ACM54)
“The Sutton Hoo Story: Encounters with Early England” by Martin Carver (https://www.amazon.com/Sutton-Hoo-Story-Martin-Carver/dp/178327204X)