Archaeology, Archaeology Conferences

HMS Spring Meeting – Royalty, religion and rust

The Historical Metallurgy Society introduces Royalty, Religion and Rust! Spring Meeting and AGM.

4th-5th June 2011. Helmsley, North Yorkshire

We are interested in any papers covering metallurgy in any form (archaeological, historical, scientific or practical reconstructions). Papers on both ferrous and non-ferrous papers welcome from any place or period of time as long as they relate to:
. Royalty or High Status sites/artefacts
. Ecclesiastical or Religious sites/artefacts

Deadline for abstracts 21st January 2011 For more information please visit the website

This meeting will include a guided field trip to nearby Rievaulx Abbey and Helmsley Castle, with a particular focus on the production and use of metals at these sites. There will also be limited places for the trip to the Bilsdale sites.

Please note accommodation in the village is limited, and the hotels and B&Bs are filling up fast. Early booking of accommodation is essential, a list with accommodation options will be available on the very soon.

Booking forms will also be available on the website soon.

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