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Portable Antiquities Scheme

Alun Salt (of the Archaeoastronomy blog, sometimes known as “Clioaudio”) recently wrote a post about the Portable Antiquities Scheme:

The Portable Antiquities Scheme is a voluntary scheme to record archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. Every year many thousands of objects are discovered, many of these by metal-detector users, but also by people whilst out walking, gardening or going about their daily work. Such discoveries offer an important source for understanding our past.

Chris Vallance of BBC was inspired by Alun’s post and recorded this interview:


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