Category: Staffordshire Hoard

Episodes related to the Staffordshire Hoard Project

72 – Staffordshire Hoard: Wrapping Up with Kevin Leahy

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/072.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we’re wrapping up the Staffordshire Hoard project. We have been given an amazing amount of depth and detail thanks to the wonderful experts who took the time to talk with us. And today, we’re going to hear from Dr. Kevin Leahy. You might have read his scholarly articles or his books, some of… Read more →

71 – Staffordshire Hoard: Psychopathic Peacocks with David Symons

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/071.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we’re going to learn more about the context and the craftsmanship of the Hoard. I think this will help shed some light on what makes this find so special, and also help you understand the sort of research that’s going into it and the number of mysteries it is revealing! The Staffordshire Hoard:… Read more →

70 – Staffordshire Hoard: Interpretation with Cathy Shingler

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/070.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we have more from Cathy Shingler! Now that we’ve heard about the discovery of the Hoard and how it has been excavated and preserved, we’re going to talk a bit about how it is being interpreted. And Cathy has quite a lot of fascinating theories to share with us regarding the objects that… Read more →

69 – Staffordshire Hoard: Conservation with Deborah Cane

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/069.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we’re chatting with Deborah Cane about how the Hoard is being preserved for future generations. Some of this stuff is cutting edge work. I hope you’re as fascinated by it as I was. 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 Read more →

68 – Staffordshire Hoard: A Bonus Update on the New Find

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/068.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDeb Klemperer took the time to chat with us via telephone today regarding the treasury inquest that focused on the 81 new objects that were found and added to the hoard including a new cross and what looks like a “cheek piece” that matches the one originally found! Also, for my money, the most… Read more →

67 – Staffordshire Hoard: Deb Klemperer on the Dig

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/067.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI love the way Deb Klemperer tells stories, so today we’re going to hear more from Deb on the Hoard. As you might recall from the last episode, she is the head curator at The Potteries Museum at Stoke-on-Trent.  She has quite a lot to share with us on what was going on, and… Read more →

66 – Staffordshire Hoard: Receiving the Hoard

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/066.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’s episode features Deb Klemperer, the head curator at The Potteries Museum at Stoke-on-Trent.  We will be discussing the museum side of the Hoard, theories on the objects, and what it was like to be at the center of one of the biggest events in Anglo Saxon archaeology! The Staffordshire Hoard: www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk The Potteries… Read more →

65 – Staffordshire Hoard: The Dig

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/065.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’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:… Read more →

62 – Staffordshire Hoard: Rise Up O Lord

https://www.thebritishhistorypodcast.com/episodes/062.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’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… Read more →