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Portable antiquities scheme

Great Britain. Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Portable antiquities scheme

annual report.

by Great Britain. Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

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Published by DCMS. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination88p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22126857M
ISBN 101903743656

Book Review: 50 Roman Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme This entry was posted on Ma by Sandra Alvarez. Given the current state of things, I have a lot more time on my hands to read now so expect book reviews a plenty during. The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a project which encourages the voluntary reporting of archaeological artefacts discovered by members of the public in England and Wales, particularly metal detector users. Finds are reported to 38 regional Finds Liaison Officers (FLOs), who record artefacts onto a database (available at

The Portable Antiquities Scheme; The Scheme has been in existence for 13 years now and has recorded over , archaeological objects found by the public and reported voluntarily. If you've found an object, we'd like to see it and add it to our database at (59)Location: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 50 Finds: 50 Finds from Essex: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme by Ben Paites (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

Book Overview Edited by Sally Worrell, Geoff Egan, John Naylor, Kevin Leahy and Michael Lewis. In the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) marked its tenth anniversary by holding a conference at which speakers, both from within the Scheme and outside gave a series of papers that demonstrated the research potential of recording finds of. English: The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a voluntary programme run by the United Kingdom government to record the increasing numbers of small finds of archaeological interest found by members of the public. The scheme was begun in and now covers most of England and arters location: British Museum.


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The Portable Antiquities Scheme is run by the British Museum and Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales to encourage the recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales.

Every year many thousands of archaeological objects are discovered, many of these by metal detector users, but also by people whilst. The Portable Antiquities Scheme's database holds records of archaeological finds discovered by members of the public.

These are found while carrying out a wide range of activities including metal-detecting. Our first record was made inthe half-million mark was reached in Marchand our millionth object, a Roman coin from the Seaton.

The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a voluntary programme run by the United Kingdom government to record the increasing numbers of small finds of archaeological interest found by members of the public. The scheme was begun in and now covers most of England and Wales.

It is primarily focused on private metal detectorists who through their hobby regularly. The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a project run by Portable antiquities scheme book British Museum which encourages the voluntary reporting of archaeological artefacts discovered by members of the public in England and Wales, particularly metal detector users.

NEW TO UNEARTHED UK This Book will be the "Bible" for the serious detectorist. Possibly the most comprehensive finds identification book ever published. The Team at the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme have spent years collating, identifying and photographing finds from the Stone Age through to the 20th century, and for the first time, 5/5(2).

Portable Antiquities Scheme. likes. PLEASE NOTE: this is not our official page, it is a temporary one that our Instagram is linked to. 5/5. The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) was founded in response to the growth of metal detecting, the lack of provision to record these finds, and in the context of the reform of Treasure legislation.

Inthe Treasure Actcame into force and with it. The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a project run by the British Museum which encourages the voluntary reporting of archaeological artefacts discovered by members of the public in England and Wales, particularly metal detector users.

Finds are recorded onto a database (available at ), and this resource now holds records for Cited by: 6. This new book, Finds Identified, is a chunky volume celebrating the rich material culture of England and Wales. Brimming with information on archaeological objects dating from the prehistoric to the modern period, it is richly illustrated with images from the online database of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS).Author: Kathryn Krakowka.

The Portable Antiquities Scheme, London, United Kingdom. K likes. The Scheme has been in existence for 13 years now and has recorded over.

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Portable Antiquities Scheme, Derby. likes 1 talking about this 3 were here. We record archaeological objects found Followers: The British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme FINDS IDENTIFIED An illustrated guide to metal detecting and archaeological finds Possibly the most comprehensive finds identification book ever published.

The Team at the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme have spent years collating, identifying and photographing finds from the /5(54).

The text provides an introduction to the history of each period and then outlines the coinage (denominations, mints, contemporary copies etc.), using Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) and British Museum (BM) coins as illustrations.

Throughout, indications are made of the numbers and distribution of particular Roman coin finds in Britain/5(19). The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a national programme which assists with the recording of finds discovered by members of the public, usually through metal detecting.

You can bring finds for identification in the following ways: by prior appointment with the council's Finds Liaison Officer (FLO) at Shire Hall in Cambridge (Mondays - Thursdays) and Peterborough Museum.

Possibly the most comprehensive finds identification book ever published. The Team at the British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme have spent years collating, identifying and photographing finds from the Stone Age through to the 20th century, and for the first time, this book pulls together a selection of the most interesting items in.

The Portable Antiquities Scheme is a nationwide service run by the British Museum. To find out more about the service look on the website: BEDFM. Most Portable Antiquities Scheme staff, including Finds Liaison Officers, will remain contactable by email, so therefore can advise on the recording of finds or the reporting of Treasure.

It might be that we ask finders to hold on to their finds (keeping a good record of the findspot in accordance with the Code of Practice for Responsible Metal.

Background The Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS) encourages and supports the voluntary recording of material of an archaeological nature found by members of the public in marine areas of England and Wales. It is relevant to activities not currently controlled by planning consents or subject to existing protocols for archaeological discoveries associated with Category: PRODUCTIVITY.

Amberley () p/b 96pp £ (ISBN ) The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) was established in It comprises a network of Finds Liaison Officers, based in different regions of England and Wales, to whom all finds should be reported. A central unit in the British Museum administers the scheme.

Specialist advisers provide support. The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a DCMS funded project run through the British Museum and local partnership museums to record archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales.

These objects are found by walkers, gardeners and detectorists, and over a million objects have been recorded onto the PAS database. This new book, Finds Identified, is a chunky volume celebrating the rich material culture of England and Wales.

Brimming with information on archaeological objects dating from the prehistoric to the modern period, it is richly illustrated with images from the online database of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS). Buy A History of Roman Coinage in Britain: Illustrated by finds recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme by Moorhead, Sam, Payne, Greg (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20). Book Review: 50 Roman Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme This entry was posted on Ma by Sandra Alvarez. Given the current state of things, I have a lot more time on my hands to read now so expect book reviews a plenty during our global quarantine!