By Alastair Willis
The gadgets during this ebook have been chanced on by means of contributors of the general public and feature been recorded by means of the transportable Antiquities Scheme. they supply us with an perception into the lives of our ancestors, the folk who lived and labored in those counties, the folks who didn't make it into the historical past books. The gadgets span a interval of at the very least 180,000 years and symbolize the complete spectrum of society, from the hand awl of a hunter-gatherer to the neck torc of an Iron Age chieftain to a token halfpenny of a seventeenth-century coal miner.
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