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 middle of English historical past for over 2,000 years and has been formed via Roman and Viking invaders, the clash of the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars. With the sort of wealth of history to discover, 50 reveals from Yorkshire considers the amazing and the standard unearths that aid to light up Yorkshire’s hidden past.

Objects chanced on through the general public, and recorded with the moveable Antiquities Scheme, have produced the most very important discoveries from the area in recent years. those unearths have helped to refine our realizing of Yorkshire’s heritage and the lives of the folk who lived there. starting from amazing hoards of silver buried by way of the Vikings to certain Celtic fittings which convey that folks in Yorkshire had their very own variety, those reveals should be woven into the narrative of the prior. additionally they get us nearer than ever to the normal humans, with seals naming members and trader’s tokens opting for 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 background of Yorkshire.

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

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