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

By Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths

Yorkshire has been on the middle of English heritage 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 the sort of wealth of history to discover, 50 unearths from Yorkshire considers the stunning 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 moveable Antiquities Scheme, have produced the most very important discoveries from the quarter lately. those unearths have helped to refine our realizing of Yorkshire’s heritage and the lives of the folks who lived there. starting from impressive hoards of silver buried by way of the Vikings to designated Celtic fittings which convey that folks in Yorkshire had their very own sort, those unearths will be woven into the narrative of the previous. in addition they get us nearer than ever to the normal humans, with seals naming members and trader’s tokens making a choice on occupations. There also are tantalising glimpses of the Roman cult of Mithras energetic in rural Yorkshire. each item chanced on is one other thread within the wealthy tapestry that's the background of Yorkshire.

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

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