Staffordshire Hoard Symposium papers released

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The hoard laid out in Prehistory basement for valuation

The Portable Antiquities Scheme website now features 16 of the 27 research papers presented at the Staffordshire Hoard Symposium, held at the British Museum in March 2010. These can be accessed at

The papers have been edited by Helen Geake (the Scheme's Finds Adviser for Early Medieval objects) and have been released within a year of the Symposium. The papers include contributions from Guy Halsall, George and Isabel Henderson, David Parsons, Svante Fischer and Jean Soulat, Simon Cane, Simon Keynes, Nicholas Brooks, Karen Høilund Nielsen, Della Hooke, Elisabeth Okasha, David Ganz, Mattias Jacobsson, Benjamin Gearey, Charlotte Behr, Alex Jones and Kevin Leahy.

Many of these papers are illustrated and linked to skeleton records on the Scheme's database where appropriate. There are a few more still to be published, pending agreement with the authors.

These papers are still a work in progress, with edits being made when needed and they are also released under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike licence.

Contact: Helen Geake 0207 323 8618


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  • Peter Gay wrote @ 16:40:01 on the 26th May 2011. An excellent series of papers but there is still much more to be discovered about the Staffordshire hoard, in particular how it came to be buried at that site and whether it may have been a relatively recent reburial.

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