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The Migration Period brooches of Norway (research update)

During the last few weeks I’ve been compiling a catalogue of 5th- and 6th-century brooches from Norway. Due to the scope of my project, these have only been taken from published sources and compiled with the indispensable help of the… 904 more words


Her Hare Here: Visiting Melangell's Shrine

Having just explored the memorial culture of a modern secular heroine, I wish to complement this with a discussion of an early medieval female saint. 618 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Early Medieval Gown

I wanted to make something cool and light for Summer so I bought some burgundy and periwinkle linen and made a simple over and under gown with it. 171 more words

Historical Costume

Trench One's sunken featured building slowly reveals its secrets

Regular readers of the blog will recall that we have been investigating a sunken feature building (often called an SFB for short) in the south east corner of Trench 1… 267 more words