50 Finds From Cumbria: Objects From The Portable Antiquities - download pdf or read online

By Dot Boughton

Archaeology is set knowing 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 aren't any archaeological unearths within the north-west. notwithstanding, during the paintings of the moveable Antiquities Scheme and the show of present museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. by means of taking a look at gadgets came across in Cumbria, and recorded by means of the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will observe and reveal the continuity of job inside of this county.

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

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