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By Ben Paites

ISBN-10: 1445658356

ISBN-13: 9781445658353

domestic to the 1st recorded city in Britain, Essex has an enormous wealth of background. even though, old money owed of the county have tended to target the most important settlements and feature left huge components unexplored. in the course of the paintings of the moveable Antiquities Scheme (PAS), along carrying on with specialist excavations, it's been attainable to fill in these gaps. not just have there been many items recorded with the PAS which are separately major, yet recording those reveals has allowed us to spot many new archaeological websites that had formerly been unrecognised.

From Bronze Age hoards to Medieval pilgrim badges, the PAS documents for Essex hide each interval in heritage. The Burnham-on-Crouch hoard presents perception into the burial of items within the past due Bronze Age, whereas the Ardleigh pommel highlights the exceptional ability of Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths. The paintings of the PAS additionally offers proof of the way humans proceed to deposit items at the present time. a few of these reveals have enhanced our realizing of society long ago, whereas others may be widespread for his or her good looks on my own. 50 reveals from Essex showcases a decide on staff of gadgets recorded with the PAS and explains their value inside our wider knowing of the archaeology of Essex.

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