The Origins of Wessex: Anglo-Saxon Archaeology of the Upper Thames Valley | University of Oxford

The Origins of Wessex: Anglo-Saxon Archaeology of the Upper Thames Valley

With Professor Helena Hamerow, President of the Society for Medieval Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford
11:00 - 12:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
Free
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This talk examines how 'West Saxon' identities formed following the collapse of Roman Britain, and how the leading families of the West Saxons used materials, culture and the landscape to establish their position.