The Portable Antiquities Scheme is run by the British Museum and has had huge success in systematic recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales.

A free to attend conference is being held in Peterborough at the Key Theatre on 13th September.

The PASt Explorers Project Conference 2018 will explore some of the many ways in which the PAS data is being used. “From broad narratives to local research projects, it will celebrate how the work of our volunteers and self-recorders is helping to shape our understanding of the past.”

Over 1.3 million archaeological objects have been recorded on the PAS database – but what happens to the information once an object has been recorded?

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