New PDF release: 50 Finds From Essex: Objects from the Portable Antiquities

By Ben Paites

ISBN-10: 1445658356

ISBN-13: 9781445658353

domestic to the 1st recorded city in Britain, Essex has an unlimited wealth of historical past. despite the fact that, ancient debts of the county have tended to target the main settlements and feature left huge elements unexplored. in the course of the paintings of the moveable Antiquities Scheme (PAS), along carrying on with specialist excavations, it's been attainable to fill in these gaps. not just have there been many items recorded with the PAS which are separately major, yet recording those reveals has allowed us to spot many new archaeological websites that had formerly been unrecognised.

From Bronze Age hoards to Medieval pilgrim badges, the PAS files for Essex disguise each interval in background. The Burnham-on-Crouch hoard offers perception into the burial of items within the past due Bronze Age, whereas the Ardleigh pommel highlights the terrific ability of Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths. The paintings of the PAS additionally offers facts of the way humans proceed to deposit gadgets this present day. a few of these reveals have enhanced our knowing of society some time past, whereas others may be prominent for his or her good looks on my own. 50 unearths from Essex showcases a decide on team of gadgets recorded with the PAS and explains their importance inside our wider realizing of the archaeology of Essex.

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