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 to an annual report from the British Museum.”

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An amateurs treasure seeking paradise!


By Stefano Ambrogi,, Wednesday 25th May 2011


In this Article Ambrogi discusses the huge increase of antiquities being found by “ordinary citizens”.


“Latest figures released by the British Museum on Wednesday showed a “massive” jump in the number of antiquities and spectacular objects classed as treasure being found by ordinary citizens with a passion for history.”

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