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 background 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 this type of wealth of background to discover, 50 reveals from Yorkshire considers the impressive 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 one of the most vital discoveries from the area lately. those reveals have helped to refine our figuring out of Yorkshire’s heritage and the lives of the folks who lived there. starting from miraculous hoards of silver buried by means of the Vikings to distinct Celtic fittings which convey that folks in Yorkshire had their very own sort, those unearths will be woven into the narrative of the previous. additionally they get us nearer than ever to the normal humans, with seals naming participants and trader’s tokens picking 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 reveals from Yorkshire highlights those outstanding discoveries and explores how they assist to outline our figuring out of 1 of the main major parts of Britain.

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