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Prehistoric stringed instrument found in Skye

Posted by The Bon Accord Metal Detecting and Historical Society on March 29, 2012 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

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...

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High Weald Hoard

Posted by The Bon Accord Metal Detecting and Historical Society on March 15, 2012 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 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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Gold hoard worth 1,000,000 GBP

Posted by The Bon Accord Metal Detecting and Historical Society on March 15, 2012 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

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...

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