BookDiscovered in Suffolk in 1942, the Mildenhall Treasure is one of the most important collections of Late Roman silver tableware from the Roman Empire and one of the most iconic sets of objects in the British Museum. This generously illustrated book offers a comprehensive study of the 28 pieces of...
BookPublication of excavations at Granford, in the Cambridgeshire fens undertaken between 1958 and 1964. The authors excavated a very large Romano-British settlement which seems to have been initially occupied around AD 65-75, and grew to a substantial size, subsisting mainly on agriculture, but evidence for weaving, and pottery production was...
BookCosmetic sets are small two-piece crescent-shaped bronze kits consisting of a grooved mortar and a solid rod-like pestle. They date from the Late Iron Age to the 4th century AD and are found almost exclusively in Britain. Far from being the rare and exotic amulets once thought, Ralph Jackson shows...
BookThe hoard of Romano-British temple treasure discovered at Ashwell, Hertfordshire, in 2002, was a unique and sensational find. Comprised of some 27 gold and silver objects, it appears to have been buried in the later 3rd or 4th century AD. It includes an important silver-gilt figurine, a splendid suite of...
Jackson, Ralph ; Burleigh, Gilbert
BookThe Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a project run by the British Museum which encourages the voluntary reporting of archaeological artefacts discovered by members of the public in England and Wales, particularly metal detector users. Finds are recorded onto a database (available at www.finds.org.uk), and this resource now holds records...