Post-medieval small finds and their contribution to our understanding of the past
Portable Antiquities Scheme and Finds Research Group conference

Monday 21 October 2013,
10.00–17.00
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Tickets £15
Members/Concessions £15
£10 for members of the Finds Research Group

Booking: Janina Parol on 020 7323 8546 or jparol@britishmuseum.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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