Download e-book for iPad: 50 Finds From Cumbria: Objects From The Portable Antiquities by Dot Boughton

By Dot Boughton

Archaeology is set realizing humans long ago from what they've got left in the back of. gadgets tell us approximately how humans lived, what they made and what they have been used for. There has frequently been a view that there are not any archaeological reveals within the north-west. despite the fact that, throughout the paintings of the transportable Antiquities Scheme and the reveal of present museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. via taking a look at items chanced on in Cumbria, and recorded through the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will be able to become aware of and reveal the continuity of job inside this county.

Cumbria has printed the durability of its earlier via quite a number either practical and ornamental gadgets. items have been made and traded from the Copper Age, throughout the Bronze Age and into the Iron Age and Roman classes; additional gadgets express Early Medieval job and Post-Medieval artefacts demonstrate lengthy trips of non secular pilgrimage and persecution. 50 unearths from Cumbria invitations us to examine the continuity of our previous utilizing fascinating archaeological reveals to demonstrate what has formerly been hidden away.

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