Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths's 50 Finds From Yorkshire: Objects From the Portable PDF

By Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths

ISBN-10: 1445661462

ISBN-13: 9781445661469

Yorkshire has been on the center of English heritage for over 2,000 years and has been formed by way of Roman and Viking invaders, the clash of the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars. With this kind of wealth of background to discover, 50 reveals from Yorkshire considers the astounding and the typical unearths that support to light up Yorkshire’s hidden past.

Objects came upon by means of the general public, and recorded with the moveable Antiquities Scheme, have produced essentially the most vital discoveries from the zone in recent years. those reveals have helped to refine our knowing of Yorkshire’s heritage and the lives of the folks who lived there. starting from amazing hoards of silver buried via the Vikings to specific Celtic fittings which exhibit that individuals in Yorkshire had their very own sort, those unearths will be woven into the narrative of the earlier. in addition they get us nearer than ever to the normal humans, with seals naming contributors and trader’s tokens picking out occupations. There also are tantalising glimpses of the Roman cult of Mithras lively in rural Yorkshire. each item discovered is one other thread within the wealthy tapestry that's the heritage of Yorkshire.

50 reveals from Yorkshire highlights those awesome discoveries and explores how they assist to outline our realizing of 1 of the main major parts of Britain.

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