PAS 15 – Finds from Northamptonshire

Image of seven archaeological finds from Northamptonshire.

This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen from Northamptonshire:     Roman coin (NARC-A1A418): a gold one-and-a-quarter solidus of Licinius I. Iron Age …more

PASt Explorers Conference 2018 – The Bigger Picture

Image of archaeological finds inside a picture frame to illustrate the bigger picture theme.

Since the Portable Antiquities Scheme began, over 1.3 million objects have been recorded on the Database. But what happens to the information once an object has been recorded? What does it all mean? There are currently over 600 registered research projects using PAS data, from largescale AHRC-funded efforts to A-level projects, desk-based assessments, magazine articles …more

PAS 15 – Finds from Norfolk

Image of seven archaeological finds from Norfolk.

This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen from Norfolk:     Medieval penny (NMS-FFDE29): a silver penny of William I, moneyer Thurgrim of …more

PAS 15 – Summer Finds

This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen on the theme of travelling and faraway places:     Modern tobacco pipe (BUC-282AE0): a ceramic …more

PAS 15 – Finds from Merseyside

Image of seven archaeological finds discovered in Merseyside.

This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen from Merseyside:     Early Medieval pin (LVPL-AC6291) – a copper alloy disc-headed pin with ring-and-dot …more

PAS 15 – Finds from London

Image of seven archaeological finds from London.

This year marks 15 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme as a national scheme. Throughout the year we’ll be celebrating finds from each county – a find a day for the whole year! Here are the finds we’ve chosen from the county of London:     Roman lamp (LON-94C8E4): a complete Roman North African red …more