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Putting metalwork in its place: An analysis of the Late Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age finds from Somerset : A webinar by Dr Matthew Knight

24 October, 2023 @ 19:30 - 20:30

During the Late Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age (c.1150-600 BC), many bronze and gold objects were buried across Europe. This lecture will explore the meanings of metalwork deposition through the evidence from Somerset and investigate how the relationships between people, objects and places informed how and where artefacts were deposited as part of wider belief systems.

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24 October, 2023
19:30 - 20:30




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