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Purple sandpiper

This wader is usually a winter visitor to the British Isles where it feeds upon small invertebrates along the strand-line. Most breed in Arctic Canada, Greenland and Northern Europe but...

Exeter puzzle jug

The Exeter puzzle jug is one of the most extraordinary pieces of medieval ceramics to have been discovered in northern Europe. The design shows two bishops at the top, young...


This is a flat based jug with a squat round bellied shape, a short neck and a trefoil spout. It has a tall, rounded, vertical handle and its cream coloured...

Pot, beaker

Archaeologists call this type of Early Bronze Age pottery a beaker. While many beakers were used for food and drink they are also often found with burials. This was the...

Faunal bone assemblage

A single bead found on a site with Bronze Age pottery and moulds for casting bronze swords and rapiers. The bead is made from serpentine, a type of rock found...

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