Author Archives: naomi-hughes-white

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This abstract is by Frances Pritchard on an unusual piece of silk thought to have been produced in Central Asia but discovered in Dublin.

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This abstract is by Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, on silk fragments from the eastern Mediterranean found in Scandinavian burials.

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This abstract is by Orit Shamir and her colleagues, on silk fragments from south and east found in the eastern Mediterranean.

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This paper, by Hero Granger-Taylor, considers the hypotheses about in what form the Romans acquired silk.

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This paper, by Hiroya Himeka, is on Silk Road textiles in Japan and was translated by Melissa M. Rinne.

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This paper, by Oyama Yuzuruha, is on Silk Road textiles in Japan and was part of a panel organised and chaired by Melissa M. Rinne.

In this post, Prof. Susan Whitfield introduces us to the 7th annual meeting of IASSRT which was held in the UK for the first time in October 2023. This conference provided an opportunity to extend the group’s horizons to the northwest edges of the Silk Roads.

The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project examines the similarities and differences between the extremities of Eurasia in prehistory and proto-history. In this post, Andy Hutcheson describes the excavations that took place at Warham Camp in July 2023 as part of The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project.

In this post, Professor Neil Price tells us about an exciting new project to establish a Centre of Excellence at Uppsala, to focus on The World in the Viking Age.

To mark Easter and also as a taster for our forthcoming pilgrimage story and new online exhibits, Professor Catherine Cubitt gives a brief introduction to early Christian pilgrims from Britain and the many perils of their journeys.

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