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Download PDF by Ben Paites: 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 enormous wealth of historical past. notwithstanding, old bills of the county have tended to target the main settlements and feature left huge components unexplored. throughout 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 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 hide each interval in historical past. The Burnham-on-Crouch hoard offers perception into the burial of items within the overdue Bronze Age, whereas the Ardleigh pommel highlights the tremendous ability of Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths. The paintings of the PAS additionally presents facts of ways humans proceed to deposit gadgets this present day. a few of these unearths have more suitable our knowing of society long ago, whereas others may be in demand for his or her attractiveness on my own. 50 reveals from Essex showcases a decide upon team of items recorded with the PAS and explains their importance inside our wider knowing of the archaeology of Essex.

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