New PDF release: 50 Finds From Yorkshire: Objects From the Portable

By Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths

ISBN-10: 1445661462

ISBN-13: 9781445661469

Yorkshire has been on the center of English background for over 2,000 years and has been formed through Roman and Viking invaders, the clash of the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars. With this type of wealth of history to discover, 50 unearths from Yorkshire considers the astounding and the standard reveals that aid to light up Yorkshire’s hidden past.

Objects came across by means of the general public, and recorded with the transportable Antiquities Scheme, have produced the most vital discoveries from the area lately. those unearths have helped to refine our knowing of Yorkshire’s background and the lives of the folks who lived there. starting from unbelievable hoards of silver buried via the Vikings to targeted Celtic fittings which exhibit that folks in Yorkshire had their very own variety, those reveals may be woven into the narrative of the previous. in addition they get us nearer than ever to the standard humans, with seals naming participants and trader’s tokens picking out occupations. There also are tantalising glimpses of the Roman cult of Mithras lively in rural Yorkshire. each item chanced on is one other thread within the wealthy tapestry that's the heritage of Yorkshire.

50 unearths from Yorkshire highlights those extraordinary discoveries and explores how they assist to outline our figuring out of 1 of the main major parts of Britain.

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