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Anglo-Scandinavian ironwork from 16-22 Coppergate, York : c.850-1100 A.D.

  title={Anglo-Scandinavian ironwork from 16-22 Coppergate, York : c.850-1100 A.D.},
  author={Patrick Ottaway},
The principal subject of this thesis is some 4500 iron objects excavated in Anglo-Scandinavian contexts at 16-22 Coppergate, York. Although about half of the objects were identified as nails, the other half functioned in a wide range of activities. There are tools for trades and crafts, structural fittings, dress fittings, items of horse equipment and weapons. Of particular interest were items identified as bar iron, blanks and scrap which, together with large quantities of slag, were… 

The Symbolic Lives of Late Anglo-Saxon Settlements: A Cellared Structure and Iron Hoard from Bishopstone, East Sussex

This paper examines the character and significance of a cellared structure discovered during recent excavations on the site of a later Anglo-Saxon settlement at Bishopstone, East Sussex. The

Bruach An Druimein, Poltalloch, Argyll: excavations directed by the late Eric Cregeen, 1960–2. Section 8.2 Shale bangle; Section 8.5 Crucibles; Section 8.6 Metal artefacts.

Rescue excavations in advance of gravel quarrying were carried out under the direction of the late Eric Cregeen from 1960 to 1962, at Bruach an Druimein, Poltalloch, Mid Argyll (NGR: NR 820 972). The

An Anglo-Saxon Enclosure at Copsehill Road, Lower Slaughter: excavations in 1999

During October and November 1999 Cotswold Archaeological Trust (CAT), now Cotswold Archaeology (CA), carried out an archaeological excavation of land adjacent to Church View, Copsehill Road, Lower

Excavations at the Hospital of St Mary Magdalen, Partney, Lincolnshire, 2003

Abstract The Hospital of St Mary Magdalen, Partney has seen the first major excavation of a minor rural hospital. Existing by c 1115, it was amongst the earliest hospitals founded in Britain after

A review of metallographic analyses of early medieval knives

Early medieval knives provide a wealth of technological data, including information about the quality of iron alloys and smithing techniques (such as manufacturing techniques and heat treatments),

Settlement and Monasticism at Ripon, North Yorkshire, From the 7th to 11th Centuries A.D.

Archaeological investigations of a number of small sites, combined with information provided by antiquarian writers, indicate the existence of a number of churches and/or cemeteries in the vicinity

Lincoln in the Viking age : a 'town' in context

This thesis investigates the development of Lincoln in the period c. 870-1000 AD. Traditional approaches to urban settlements often focus on chronology, and treat towns in isolation from their

The alysendlecan rune: Runic abbreviations in their immediate literary context

Runic abbreviations in manuscripts constitute something of a curiosity in runic studies, representing what one might call the practical afterlife of the script, transferred from the epigraphical

Archaeological investigations at Axton Chase School, Longfield, Kent

Unit 54, Brockley Cross Business Centre, 96 Endwell Road, Brockley, London SE4 2PD tel: 020 7732 3925 fax: 020 7732 7896 email: info@pre-construct.com www.pre-construct.com This report has been



Dress in Anglo-Saxon England

When it first came out in 1986, Gale Owen-Crocker's book was a milestone in costume studies, a foundation on which much work has subsequently been based. Nearly twenty years later, there is more to

Three Saxo-Norman Tenements in Durham City

A WELL-PRESERVED SEQUENCE of craftsmen's premises and their associated refuse was found in three tenements off Saddler Street in Durham City. The earliest occupation took place in the second half of

Winchester in the Early Middle Ages: An Edition and Discussion of the Winton Domesday.

London and Winchester were not described in the Domesday Book, but the royal properties in Winchester were surveyed for Henry I about 1110 and the whole city was surveyed for Bishop Henry of Blois in

Economic Aspects of Anglo-Danish York

IN 1959 Mr. Dudley Waterman published the first modern summary of Anglo-Danish artifacts found in York1 and it says much for his work that very little needs adding or modifying. This paper examines

Early Anglo-Saxon inlaid metalwork

  • V. Evison
  • Linguistics
    The Antiquaries Journal
  • 1955
One of the techniques employed by the Anglo-Saxon jeweller has hitherto been ignored, or at least passed over as being foreign, and the intention here is to bring it to more general notice. The

Viking Stirrups from England and their Background

THE SO-CALLED VIKING STIRRUPS are the earliest appearance of this important piece of riding equipment in Britain. It is argued, from a distribution of known find-spots, that they were not introduced

Archeological Theory and Method: Some Suggestions from the Old World

A second Wenner-Gren Foundation regional supper conference was held at Harvard University on November 6, 1953 (see AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST 55: 353 for an account of the first such regional conference

A Viking burial from Kneep, Uig, Isle of Lewis

In 1979 a rich female Viking burial was discovered on Kneep headland, near Valtos in the Isle of Lewis. Owing to the circumstances of its recovery, little is known of the context of the burial but

A Dark-Age Settlements at Maxey, Northants

SUMMARYA dark-age settlement was discovered at Maxey during gravel-quarrying and partly excavated before destruction to reveal at least seven rectangular buildings ranging from 30 ft. to 50 ft. in

Mathematics and computers in archaeology

This book offers an introductory survey of all the applications of mathematical and statistical techniques to archaeology, and permits an assessment of its relevance and quality.