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Prehistoric stringed instrument found in Skye
28 March 2012
Experts believe they have found the remains of the earliest stringed instrument ever found in Western Europe - dating to more than 2,300 years ago - at an excavation on the Island of Skye.
Cabinet Secretary for Culture Fiona Hyslop today revealed the small wooden fragment that it is believed comes from a lyre. It has been burnt and broken, but the notches where strings would have b...Read Full Post »
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The High Weald hoard was found in clay soil 30 miles north of Brighton Continue reading the main story Related Stories Roman hoard could leave Sussex Nearly 3,000 silver Roman coins found four years ago by a metal detector enthusiast in Sussex are to go on display in the county.
The High Weald hoard, discovered by Tim Symonds about 30 miles north of Brighton, has been bought by Brighton's Royal Pavilion and Museums.
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Treasure hunter seeker to receive £500,000
Amateur treasure hunter David Booth found the four neck ornaments - or torcs - in a field near Stirling in September 2009.
The gold, worth about £1m, dated from between the 1st and 3rd Century BC.
National Museums Scotland will receive the treasure trove, provided...Read Full Post »