Download e-book for kindle: 50 Finds From Yorkshire: Objects From the Portable by Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths

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 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 unearths that support to light up Yorkshire’s hidden past.

Objects chanced on through the general public, and recorded with the transportable Antiquities Scheme, have produced probably 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 folk who lived there. starting from awesome hoards of silver buried through the Vikings to distinct Celtic fittings which express that folks in Yorkshire had their very own variety, those unearths might be woven into the narrative of the prior. in addition they get us nearer than ever to the normal humans, with seals naming participants and trader’s tokens determining occupations. There also are tantalising glimpses of the Roman cult of Mithras energetic in rural Yorkshire. each item came upon is one other thread within the wealthy tapestry that's the heritage of Yorkshire.

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

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