Post-medieval small finds and their contribution to our understanding of the past
Portable Antiquities Scheme and Finds Research Group conference
Monday 21 October,
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
£10 for members of the Finds Research Group
Booking: Janina Parol on 020 7323 8546 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Once given little consideration by most archaeologists, post-medieval material was the ‘stuff machined through’ to get to the ‘interesting layers’ below.
However, thanks to changing attitudes among archaeologists and also a growing dataset of finds recovered by metal-detectorists and others now being recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme, there is increasing awareness of the importance of post-medieval finds for understanding the past.
Speakers will include Gary Bankhead, Laura Burnett, Stuart Campbell, Helen Geake, Kevin Leahy, Michael Lewis, Brian Read and Ian Richardson.
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