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Tom Shippey: The Staffordshire Hoard, 5 March 2020

The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure 
edited by Chris Fern, Tania Dickinson and Leslie Webster.
Society of Antiquaries, 640 pp., £45, November 2019, 978 1 5272 3350 8
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... campaign? As for the historical issue of date, one clue is the presence of eight definitely Christian items, including the largest single object in the hoard (though still quite a small one): a gold processional cross, folded up as if to be put in a bag or box, but originally about a foot tall. In addition there are several small crosses, something that ...

Perfectly Mobile, Perfectly Still

David Craig: Land Artists, 14 December 2000

by Andy Goldsworthy.
Thames and Hudson, 203 pp., £35, August 2000, 0 500 51026 1
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... gills, stones picked from scree, blocks of snow and slivers of ice, earth, deer-dung, scrap iron, fern fronds, spruce thinnings and off-cuts. In this, the land artists are following the footsteps of the original Australians, who ground their ochres from earth in rock holes next to the overhangs which they adorned with fish and birds and lizards and ...

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