MIDDLEHAM AND THE DALES LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
The Wensleydale Dairy Days project
Dr Karen Griffiths is currently running a Heritage Lottery/Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority-funded project researching and sharing the story of...
Friday 01 February 2019
Roman funerary vessels feature at the newly opened Birdoswald Fort visitor centre on Hadrian’s Wall. They originate from the cemetery associated with the fort, situated at the top edge of the cliff overlooking the River Irthing. Rapid...
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Friday 18 January 2019
The Portable Antiquities Scheme has published an online guide to buckles - Roman to eighteenth-century.
The differing forms of late Roman and early Anglo-Saxon belt buckles have provided much material for discussion in recent decades, with some forms characteristic of (eg.) late antique administrators and military men (women too?), and with (eg.) triangular buckle plates from prestigious Anglo-Saxon burials.
This is a basic guide and guidance on terms and references to standard works are given.
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