The Prehistoric Society

The Pocklington chariot burials (Joint SAHS/PS lecture), 7.30pm

Paula Ware, MAP Archaeological Consultancy

On Monday 2nd November at 7.30pm, in association with the Prehistoric Society, the Society will present the next talk of the Autumn Lecture programme via a live stream broadcast using YouTube.  The talk will be given by Paula Ware and is entitled 'The Pocklington Chariot Burials'.

In the talk, Paula will take a look at recent results from several Iron Age excavations in the East Riding, including three Chariots, adding further valuable information for both archaeologists and academic research.Paula Ware, Managing Director of MAP based in the North of England has worked in archaeology for 35 years. Working on a variety of sites including urban and rural from Neolithic to Post-medieval. The last few years have been exceptional exciting with several sites featuring on the BBC’s Digging for Britain series, one of which was voted Current Archaeology Rescue Project of the Year 2018. The initial results of these excavations have recently been published by Oxbow in The Arras Culture of Eastern Yorkshire, Celebrating the Iron Age. 2020 chapter 2. A further Publication is forthcoming in 2021.

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Asking Questions:

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