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Vanessa Oakden's 50 Finds From Manchester and Merseyside: Objects from the PDF

By Vanessa Oakden

ISBN-10: 1445658550

ISBN-13: 9781445658551

higher Manchester and Merseyside are built-up, city parts, the place the archaeology is frequently hidden below sleek structures and advancements. There also are rural wallet of land and open areas the place cash and gadgets that have been misplaced some time past are introduced again to the skin through the plough. those unearths are frequently rediscovered through steel detectorists, box walkers, or just unintentionally. The gadgets then make their approach to the moveable Antiquities Scheme, the place they're recorded and plotted so as to support us comprehend extra approximately our past.

The Roman citadel at Manchester, the traditional buying and selling port of Meols in Wirral, and the newer commercial earlier all play a component in our shared historical past. gadgets misplaced by way of those that lived and labored within the zone upload to our wisdom of this wealthy and numerous panorama. Neolithic polished stone axes, Early Medieval inscribed stones, cash and jewelry exhibit how local community lived and labored. Metalwork from the Bronze Age to the Post-Medieval interval unravels the secrets and techniques of components from the economic climate, know-how and exchange to style. 50 reveals from Manchester and Merseyside permits us to dip into our attention-grabbing heritage utilizing the items misplaced by way of our ancestors as our guide.

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