Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Field teeming with Bronze Age gold rings

Four Bronze Age gold rings were recently found near the site where six similar rings were found in 2009.

A key question in archaeology is how a tool or a piece of jewellery was used and what significance it had to the people who used it.
Careful observations and descriptions combined with common sense always form a strong basis for these discussions, but sometimes a little more is needed, e.g. analogies from foreign peoples or inspiration from written sources.
Closely tied in with the question of how an item was used is the practice of naming. What do you call archaeological artefact?
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