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By Dot Boughton

Archaeology is ready knowing humans some time past from what they've got left at the back of. items tell us approximately how humans lived, what they made and what they have been used for. There has usually been a view that there aren't any archaeological reveals within the north-west. even though, during the paintings of the moveable Antiquities Scheme and the demonstrate of present museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. by way of taking a look at items stumbled on in Cumbria, and recorded via the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will realize and show the continuity of job inside of this county.

Cumbria has printed the toughness of its earlier via various either sensible and ornamental items. items have been made and traded from the Copper Age, in the course of the Bronze Age and into the Iron Age and Roman sessions; extra gadgets exhibit Early Medieval job and Post-Medieval artefacts display lengthy trips of non secular pilgrimage and persecution. 50 unearths from Cumbria invitations us to examine the continuity of our previous utilizing fascinating archaeological unearths to demonstrate what has formerly been hidden away.

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