Project Update: The West Yorkshire Hoard

Work is underway on the project to give visitors to the Leeds City Museum a close-up view of the delicate items in this precious hoard of gold items.

West Yorkshire Hoard

Handling West Yorkshire Hoard ring

Working with experts in scanning technology we have identified the best to use for this task. The shiny surface of the gold items bounces light making scanning a challenging task so it is important that we use the most suitable kit for the job.

Scanning West Yorkshire Hoard ring

We’ve now got a first test underway. Take a look and see how it’s going…