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Golden Mask News for 2022/2023

Golden Mask News for 2022/2023

Elmara
4761 26
Three new releases from Golden Mask should be shipped to us on Friday. These will be the new Golden Mask GM7 and Golden Mask GM4 WCL WS detectors and the new One 15 Black 15kHz. And there is one more specialty in tow, the Golden Mask HF 1000. :)
2 100 years old gold coins in beef bone

2 100 years old gold coins in beef bone

GM4PRO
1900 13
The Lynn Museum's new exhibit is an intriguing reminder of a 19-year-old discovery. Specifically, a trove of golden staters from the 1st century BC that were embedded in a hollowed-out bovine femur. They were found using a metal detector during an archaeological excavation of an early medieval burial site.
Archaeological Society saves 1,700 items from sale in Anglo-Saxon collection

Archaeological Society saves 1,700 items from sale in Anglo-Saxon collection

GM4PRO
1926 16
The collection of more than 1,700 Anglo-Saxon artefacts dating from the 6th to 7th centuries AD was acquired by the Kent Archaeological Society just before it managed to be sold at public auction last Friday. The Ozengell collection includes many beautiful pieces of jewellery, clasps, weapon fittings, glass, beads and pottery. All the items were found in an Anglo-Saxon burial ground near Ramsgate in Kent.
1000 year old Viking silver treasure

1000 year old Viking silver treasure

GM4PRO
1940 4
A 1,000-year-old hoard of silver necklaces, bracelets and coins has been discovered in Viggbyholm, Sweden, near Stockholm. Some of the coins come from Bohemia and other European countries, others are of Arabic origin. The quality of preservation of the jewellery and coins is remarkable, they are like new.
As I was in Scotland on the farm starving

As I was in Scotland on the farm starving

valoda
1600 4
Feel free to ask what you specifically want to know. I'm not some professional searcher myself. I report actual finds that are under the term treasure, the object must be over 300 years old, or be made of precious metal-silver, gold...
Viking amulet found in Sweden - symbol of last stand against emerging Christianity

Viking amulet found in Sweden - symbol of last stand against emerging Christianity

GM4PRO
1308 0
A rare lead pendant in the shape of Thor's hammer has been discovered by archaeologists in Ysby in the southwestern Swedish province of Halland. The hammer, dating from the late 10th century, was found on the site of a planned housing development. Previous excavations here have revealed archaeological remains from different periods, but this is the first Viking artefact found here and the first Thor's hammer ever found in the entire province...

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