Monthly Archives: December 2012

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65 – Staffordshire Hoard: The Dig

Today’s episode features Stephen Dean, the principle archaeologist of the Staffordshire County Council.  We will be discussing all things related to the first dig. And then, once the inquest is over in the new year, he will return and fill us in on the findings from the newest covert Staffordshire dig! The Staffordshire Hoard: www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk The Potteries Museum: www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag The… Read more →

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63 – King Arthur Part One

We’ve reached 3,000 likes on facebook!  So as promised, here’s a bonus member’s only episode.  This time, I’m releasing an episode looking into the potential beginnings of the Arthurian myth.  I hope you like it! http://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/063.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Read more →

A strip of gold bearing a Biblical inscription is held by a member of museum staff in Birmingham, central England

62 – Staffordshire Hoard: Rise Up O Lord

Today’s episode features Cathy Shingler, of The Potteries Museum in Stoke on Trent.  She will be discussing with us the iconic band, possibly from a cross, with Latin inscriptions along both sides of it.  We will also speak about the cultural significance of the materials used in many of the objects found in the Hoard, as well as a discussion… Read more →

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61 – Staffordshire Hoard: Introduction

Today we are beginning our project on the Staffordshire Hoard.  We will be featuring interviews from major figures within the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, The Potteries Museum in Stoke on Trent, and with the Staffordshire County Council. The Staffordshire Hoard: www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk The Potteries Museum: www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: www.bmag.org.uk It’s July 5, 2009, and veteran metal… Read more →