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Pursuing the Archaeology of the Peak District

25/01/201916:4125/01/2019 16:47Leave a Comment

The archaeology collections at the Potteries Museum cover many parts of Staffordshire, including parts of the county that fall within the boundaries of the Peak District National Park. I’m currently involved in a project, working closely with Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, to track down where archaeological collections from the Peak District have ended up. […]

Archaeology

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The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the principal repository for archaeological material from Staffordshire.  The large archaeology collection includes artefacts which date from the prehistoric period right up to post-medieval ceramics from the sites of former local pottery manufactories. The latter complements the museum’s extensive ceramic collections. Artefacts deemed to be Treasure as defined […]

Archaeology

29/09/201710:2329/09/2017 10:33

The archaeology gallery showcases Staffordshire’s rich and diverse archaeological heritage from prehistoric technologies to daily life in a Roman household, medieval monasticism to the early potters of Burslem. It includes fascinating excavated material and exciting treasure finds from across the county.

Books

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We have a great selection of local interest books, including local history, ceramics, the pottery industry, archaeology, the Staffordshire Hoard, Anglo-Saxon history, and much more.

CSI 2015: Downloads

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7 SURPRISING ADVANCES See seven scientific discoveries made during WWIDOWNLOAD THE SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES PDF ARCHAEOLOGY Find out about archaeology and the Great WarDOWNLOAD THE ARCHAEOLOGY PDF BUGS The bugs and parasites found in the trenches of WWIDOWNLOAD THE BUGS PDF METAL DETECTING An easy to read guide about how metal detecting worksDOWNLOAD THE METAL DETECTING […]

CSI: The Scientific Legacy of WWI | 2018

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Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event on Saturday 15th September. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I ephemera […]

CSI: The Science of the Great War | 2017

23/04/202011:43

Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event on Saturday 1st April 2017. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I […]

CSI: The Science of the Great War | 2015

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APRIL 2015 Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I ephemera to our […]

CSI: The Staffordshire Hoard | 2011 & 2013

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THE STAFFORDSHIRE HOARD THE FIND The Staffordshire Hoard was discovered by metal detectorist Terry Herbert in a field near Lichfield in 2009. The find is one of the most significant discoveries of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found, arousing regional, national and international interest. Metal detecting is a popular hobby where a simple piece of electrical equipment […]

Vlog: Meet Miranda Goodby, Ceramics Curator

15/04/202012:3019/05/2020 13:52Leave a Comment

What is your name and job title? I’m Miranda Goodby and I am the Senior Curator of Ceramics. What is in the Ceramics Collection and What do you do as a Curator? Here at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery the Ceramics Collection includes pottery and porcelain from around the world, and it ranges in […]