✮ Hoards Livres ✰ Auteur Eleanor Ghey – Ebats.us

HoardsEvery So Often A Remarkable Discovery Hits The Headlines Often An Account Of Treasure Hunters Striking Lucky After Years Of Searching The Land, Or Perhaps A Chance Find Made By A Farmer After Ploughing With Each New Hoard Comes A Story, Or A Number Of Possible Stories And Unanswered Questions Who Did It Belong To Why Was It Buried Or Lost And Not Recovered People Have Been Uncovering Hoards Since The Practice Of Burying Them Began This Fascinating Book Investigates A Broad Selection Of Hoards That Have Come To Light In Recent Times Here Are Caches Of Prehistoric Axes Pits Filled With Intricately Wrought Iron Age Torcs Pots Of Roman Coins Spectacular Anglo Saxon Military Equipment Impressive Viking Brooches A Jeweller S Stock From Seventeenth Century England A Sealed Glass Jar Of Gold Sovereigns From World War IIThe Author Looks At The Variety Of Objects That People Have Chosen To Conceal And At The Practice Of Hoarding Itself She Considers, Too, Who The Hoarders Were And What Might Have Compelled Them Economic Upheaval, War, Orcomplex Social And Ritual Customs,Eleanor Ghey Is A Researcher On A Joint British Museum And University Of Leicester AHRC Funded Project Studying Roman And Iron Age Hoards She Worked As A Museum Conservator Before Completing Her Doctorate On The Archaeology Of Gallo Roman Temple Sites In Since She Has Been Working With The British Museum S Collection Of Iron Age And Roman Coins And Recording Coin Hoards

✮ Hoards Livres ✰ Auteur Eleanor Ghey – Ebats.us
  • (Anglais)
  • 128 pages
  • Hoards
  • Eleanor Ghey
  • Anglais
  • 17 July 2017
  • 0714118257

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