Ship burial was a tradition in some ancient cultures, including the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings.
The Vendel era was a period of Germanic migration from 550 to 993 AD, during which ship burials were important.
The Sutton Hoo ship burial site was discovered in 1939 and contained many valuable archaeological findings.
The site is believed to have belonged to an important warrior king, possibly King Raedwald who died in 625 AD.
The Sutton Hoo site has been excavated four times and the valuable items are displayed in the British Museum.
The site is managed by the National Trust and the Sutton Hoo Society provides information about it.
The Sutton Hoo ship burial is an important historical and archaeological event.
The site should be recognized as an important world heritage site in the future.