50 Finds From Essex: Objects from the Portable Antiquities - download pdf or read online

By Ben Paites

ISBN-10: 1445658356

ISBN-13: 9781445658353

domestic to the 1st recorded city in Britain, Essex has an enormous wealth of historical past. even though, ancient money owed of the county have tended to target the main settlements and feature left huge components unexplored. in the course of the paintings of the transportable 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 unearths 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 hide each interval in background. The Burnham-on-Crouch hoard offers perception into the burial of items within the overdue Bronze Age, whereas the Ardleigh pommel highlights the wonderful ability of Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths. The paintings of the PAS additionally presents proof of the way humans proceed to deposit items this day. a few of these reveals have stronger our realizing of society long ago, whereas others will be renowned for his or her attractiveness on my own. 50 unearths from Essex showcases a pick out workforce of gadgets recorded with the PAS and explains their value inside our wider realizing of the archaeology of Essex.

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