The Findspots of Bronze Age Metalwork in Lowland England: A New Field Study
A new field study by Dr Dave Dunkin, Dr Dave Yates and Professor Richard Bradley has recently been completed. The study looked at the placement of 333 metalwork sites in SE England. The purpose of the work was to consider whether the siting of Bronze Age metalwork, both single finds and hoards, followed a predictable pattern. All of the findspots were visited on the ground and recorded in order to understand their contexts. The talk will highlight the principal findings of the study. This research showed that a contextual approach to the material will continue to reward future investigations. This will undoubtedly lead to a more nuanced understanding of the deposition of artefacts during this period. The results of the study have been submitted to the Oxford Journal of Archaeology.
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