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By Dot Boughton

Archaeology is set figuring out humans long ago from what they've got left at the back of. gadgets tell us approximately how humans lived, what they made and what they have been used for. There has usually been a view that there are not any archaeological unearths within the north-west. besides the fact that, in the course of the paintings of the moveable Antiquities Scheme and the show of latest museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. via items came upon in Cumbria, and recorded by way of the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will be able to observe and display the continuity of job inside this county.

Cumbria has published the sturdiness of its previous via various either useful and ornamental items. items have been made and traded from the Copper Age, during the Bronze Age and into the Iron Age and Roman sessions; additional gadgets convey Early Medieval job and Post-Medieval artefacts display lengthy trips of spiritual pilgrimage and persecution. 50 reveals from Cumbria invitations us to examine the continuity of our earlier utilizing fascinating archaeological unearths to demonstrate what has formerly been hidden away.

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