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ERAS: Living and Dying by the Spear in Iron Age East Yorkshire
February 21 @ 19:30 - 21:00£1.00
Image: Pocklington burial 16030, which included five spearheads, an iron ferrule and an iron sword (location of spearheads indicated with red arrows). Photograph Yvonne Inall, copyright MAP Archaeology Ltd
Speaker: Dr Yvonne L Inall, Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Archaeology, University of Hull
Dr Yvonne Inall was recently awarded a PhD in History from the University of Hull, undertaking an archaeological examination the role of spearheads in Iron Age Britain. As part of her doctoral thesis Yvonne conducted a review of British Iron Age burial practices, with a particular focus on martial burials. She is now assisting Dr Malcolm Lillie with the long durée component of the Remember Me Project: Deep in Time: Meaning and Mnemonic in Archaeological and Diaspora Studies of Death.
Lectures usually start at 7:30pm and are held in the Wilberforece Building, Hull University, Cottingham Road, Hull. There is an entrance fee for non-members of £1.