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The Origins of Wessex Pilot Project

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This paper presents the results of a pilot project investigating the potential of archaeological sites and finds to reveal how the Gewisse – the progenitors of the West Saxons – emerged to form the first post-Roman polity in the upper Thames valley. Digital mapping of Portable Antiquities and other data has revealed new ‘hot spots’ of activity dating to the period between 400 and 750, as well as gaps in the distribution of early Anglo-Saxon material culture that could point to a British prese...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Publisher:
Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Oxoniensia Journal website
Volume:
78
Pages:
49-70
Publication date:
2013-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-21
ISSN:
0308–5562
Source identifiers:
579705
Language:
English
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2015-12-14

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