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Durham University

Department of Archaeology

Staff

Publication details for Professor Rosemary Cramp

Cramp, Rosemary., Bettess, G. & Bettess, F. (2006). Wearmouth and Jarrow Monastic Sites Vol II. Swindon: English Heritage.
  • Publication type: Monograph
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1873592949
  • Keywords: Anglo-Saxon / Early Medieval / Medieval/ mortar and plaster, lead., window glass; glass vessels, sculptured stone, domestic items and personal possessions, coffin fittings, textiles, crucibles. Pottery (Roman to 17th century). Anglo-Saxon and medieval
  • Durham Research Online (DRO) - may include full text

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

This is the publication of the finds from the two monastic sites and contains much new evidence to throw light on the cultural and economic context of the sites. There are important sections on building materials, including an outstanding collection of early window glass; sculptured stone; portable objects; pottery; skeletal and faunal remains . We assume that this will be an essential work of reference for Early and Later Medieval specialists for some years to come.