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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 unearths within the north-west. in spite of the fact that, throughout the paintings of the transportable Antiquities Scheme and the reveal of latest museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. by way of taking a look at items came across in Cumbria, and recorded by means of the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will observe and show the continuity of job inside this county.

Cumbria has printed the toughness of its earlier via quite a number either sensible and ornamental items. gadgets have been made and traded from the Copper Age, throughout the Bronze Age and into the Iron Age and Roman sessions; additional gadgets exhibit Early Medieval task and Post-Medieval artefacts show lengthy trips of spiritual pilgrimage and persecution. 50 unearths from Cumbria invitations us to examine the continuity of our prior utilizing interesting archaeological unearths to demonstrate what has formerly been hidden away.

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