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By Dot Boughton

Archaeology is ready figuring out humans long ago from what they've got left at the back of. items 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. in spite of the fact that, throughout the paintings of the moveable Antiquities Scheme and the reveal of current museum collections, this conventional view is being challenged. by way of items stumbled on in Cumbria, and recorded by way of the transportable Antiquities Scheme, we will realize and exhibit the continuity of task inside of this county.

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

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