In August 2003, at Sedgeford in north-west Norfolk, archaeologists excavated a hoard of 39 gold coins, 20 of them mysteriously placed inside a cow bone. Who buried the hoard and why? Where did the coins come from and why were they never recovered?
Megan Dennis is a postgraduate PhD student at Oxford and Director of the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project, where she leads the Iron Age fieldwork. Neil Faulkner is an Honorary Lecture at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL, and an Issue Editor of Current Archaeology. He is the author of 'The Decline and Fall of Roman Britain' and 'Apocalypse: the great Jewish revolt against Rome, AD 66-73' (both published by Tempus).