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Villager’s book traces treasures of Staffordshire Hoard

Intrigued historian Robert Sharp went down to the site in Hammerwich when archaeologists were digging up the 3,500 treasure trove in 2009.The 70-year-old, who lives in the village himself, has spent 18 months writing his book The Hoard and its History: Staffordshire’s Secrets Revealed, where he argues that hundreds of pieces, specifically the Christian items, originated from the early church centre of Lichfield.

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This entry was posted on March 15, 2016 by in Archaeology, Books, History.

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