Thursday, 3 November 2016

Carrier-bag Hoard: Flog it off

The BBC is reporting that the British public needs to cough up another £200k to keep its common heritage (the scandalously-excavated Lenborough Anglo Saxon coin hoard) from falling into the hands of the artefact hunters who dug it up on a known earthwork site under pasture. I am not sure why this needs to be kept together, sell it off make the dealers happy - and start the long-overdue debate about what happened here which the PAS so much do not want to be involved in...

Vignette: Apparently, the PAS idea of adequate archaeological kit

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