50 Finds From Essex: Objects from the Portable Antiquities by Ben Paites PDF

By Ben Paites

domestic to the 1st recorded city in Britain, Essex has an unlimited wealth of heritage. in spite of the fact that, old debts of the county have tended to target the most important settlements and feature left huge elements 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 gadgets 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 documents for Essex hide each interval in historical past. The Burnham-on-Crouch hoard presents perception into the burial of gadgets within the overdue Bronze Age, whereas the Ardleigh pommel highlights the magnificent ability of Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths. The paintings of the PAS additionally presents facts of ways humans proceed to deposit items this day. a few of these unearths have more suitable our realizing of society some time past, whereas others could be famous for his or her attractiveness by myself. 50 unearths from Essex showcases a decide on workforce of items recorded with the PAS and explains their value inside our wider knowing of the archaeology of Essex.

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