The person buried at Sutton Hoo had a huge, very heavy sceptre/whetstone. The main part of it is made of stone and was used to sharpen the blades of swords.
A stag, the king of the forest, is on the top.
A sceptre is held by a king or queen on special occasions to show that they are royal.
Who do you think would have owned the sceptre?
A Saxon soldier, a Saxon king or a Saxon monk ?
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