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A Harness Fitting from Buckinghamshire on the UK Market

Gill, David W J, Barford, Paul (2022) A Harness Fitting from Buckinghamshire on the UK Market. Journal of Art Crime, 27 . pp. 17-30. ISSN 1947-5934. (KAR id:95838)

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In February 2021 a Late Iron Age harness brooch was sold at auction in Derbyshire, England. The brooch had been found by an artefact hunter in Buckinghamshire, though there appear to be conflicting reports of when this took place. The paper explores the circumstances of the discovery, and the eve of sale recording of the brooch by the Portable Antiquities Scheme. The process of documenting the find is examined and concerns are raised about the lack of transparency.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: archaeology metal-detecting auctions
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums. Collectors and collecting
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: David Gill
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2022 13:57 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2023 13:58 UTC
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