Denmark bronze age gold spirals

Bronze Age Gold Unearthed in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—Some 2,000 spirals made of gold have been unearthed in a field in south-western Zealand, where four gold rings and six gold bowls have been found in the past. The spirals date to the Bronze Age, between 900 and 700 B.C. “Maybe the spirals were fastened to the threads lining a hat or parasol.…

rare roman brooch detected with metal detector xp deus

Rare Roman brooch detected in Aldridge.

Craig Pulley found a rare brooch while scouring a field on the outskirts of his home town, Aldridge, near Walsall. He almost threw away his incredibly rare find, believing it to be junk. Last week Birmingham Museum confirmed the significance of Craig’s discovery. It’s an Aesica brooch, measuring 60mm by 40mm, dating between AD70 and…

Treasure and artefacts found by amateurs…

By Maev Kennedy, The Guardian, Wednesday 25th May 2011 Kennedy talks about the annual report from the British Museum and how there has been a dramatic increase of England’s treasure found by amateurs using metal detectors. “Amateurs using metal detectors have found record amounts of golden treasure and priceless scraps of history across England, according…