Charles Phillips (archaeologist)

Charles William Phillips (24 April 1901 – 23 September 1985) was a British archaeologist best known for leading the 1939 excavation of the Sutton Hoo burial ship, an intact collection of Anglo-Saxon grave-goods, possibly that of the 7th century East Anglian king Raedwald.[1]

He was the spouse of Margaret Mann Phillips the Erasmus scholar.[1][2]


  1. 1 2 Phillips, C.W. (1987) My Life in Archaeology (Sutton, Gloucester). ISBN 0-86299-362-8
  2. Obituary:M.J.H. Margaret Mann Phillips (1906–1987) French Studies (1988) XLII(3): 377-378 doi:10.1093/fs/XLII.3.377

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