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Thursday, 26 May 2011

There's medieval gold in them there hills: The stunning array of artefacts found by Britain's amateur archaeologists


Britain is bursting at the seams with ancient buried artefacts - with 250 pieces being found every single day.
A medieval gold ring, a Bronze Age gold bracelet and a set of gold dentures were just three of the 90,146 amateur archaeological discoveries made in 2010.
The British Museum said the 'massive jump' of reported findings by a third was 'testament to the tremendous success' of the government's Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS).


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1391119/Theres-medieval-gold-hills-The-stunning-array-artefacts-Britains-amateur-archaeologists.html#ixzz1NSbyMVfs

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