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

Speaker
With Professor Helena Hamerow, President of the Society for Medieval Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford
Event date
Event time
11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

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.