A new post on the Staffordshire Hoard website has announced completion of the cleaning and conservation project. With many tiny fragments emerging from the soil during this process, the total number of pieces is now about 4,000. Several pieces have been reconstructed from these fragments, with surprising results. The research phase is continuing and a… Read More Staffordshire Hoard Conservation Programme Completed
http://www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk/video/installing-hoard-gallery – A new video on the Staffordshire Hoard, featuring the mounting and installing of Hoard objects into the new Staffordshire Hoard gallery at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. The new gallery opened on 17th October.
Here is the latest in a series of excellent short films exploring the Staffordshire Hoard. This one explores “The Mystery Object” – http://historywm.com/films/6-the-mystery-object/ Also, a new permanent gallery dedicated to the Staffordshire Hoard will open at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in October.