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By Dot Boughton

Archaeology is set knowing humans some time past from what they've got left in the back of. gadgets tell us approximately how humans lived, what they made and what they have been used for. There has frequently been a view that there are not any archaeological reveals within the north-west. although, in the course of the paintings of the transportable Antiquities Scheme and the show of present museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. by means of taking a look at gadgets came upon in Cumbria, and recorded by means of the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will observe and exhibit the continuity of job inside of this county.

Cumbria has printed the sturdiness of its previous via a variety of either useful and ornamental gadgets. gadgets have been made and traded from the Copper Age, throughout the Bronze Age and into the Iron Age and Roman classes; extra items exhibit Early Medieval job and Post-Medieval artefacts exhibit lengthy trips of spiritual pilgrimage and persecution. 50 reveals from Cumbria invitations us to examine the continuity of our earlier utilizing exciting archaeological reveals to demonstrate what has formerly been hidden away.

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