GOLD ARTEFACT unearthed in kazakhstan

2000 years old gold artefacts discovered in kurgan in Kazakhstan

Archaeologists studying an ancient burial mound in southern Kazakhstan discovered gold and bronze artefacts – Tengrinews informs. The discovery was made during research in the Kok Kainar kurgan, located in the district of Alatau in Almaty, in southern part of the country near the border with Kyrgyzstan. The study of ancient burial place conducted by…

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Metal detectorist finds Bronze Age settlement using Google Earth

A metal detecting enthusiast has amazed archaeologists by uncovering a historic Bronze Age settlement – using just Google Earth. Canny Howard Jones put aside usual methods of finding ancient communities and used the internet instead. He scanned satellite images for the sort of terrain that would have offered food, water and shelter for a prehistoric…

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Malacca Sultanate ancient amulets unearthed in Malaysia

At the stroke of midnight on April 30, the company, carrying out a hunt for a multi-billion Ringgit treasure belonging to the Malacca Sultanate on Pulau Nangka stumbled upon two bronze medallion-like artefacts. Each medallion measures around 6 centimetres. They are believed to be ancient Majapahit amulets from the Majapahit empire. Majapahit was one of…

Article | Sarah struck bronze with her jubilee find

Published by Hastings Observer, Saturday 9th June 2012 TAKING her new metal detector out for the first time, Sarah Ingram unearthed more than she bargained for. The 31-year-old jeweller, fromSt Helens Road, had not been looking long when she stumbled across an interesting-looking, but heavily corroded piece of metal. An arduous search revealed it to…

Ancient artefacts unearthed in Tisbury

Published by Salisbury Journal, written by Annie Riddle, Thursday 3rd November 2011   “A MAJOR hoard of ancient artefacts has been unearthed near Tisbury. A metal detector enthusiast located more than 100 bronze items, thought to be about 2,700 years old, on a farmland site which is being kept secret.” – Taken from Article Click…

Another Bredon Hill Article | Huge Roman coin haul discovered in county

Published by Worcester Standard, Wednesday 26th October 2011 “A METAL detecting enthusiast has described the moment his heart raced as he uncovered Worcestershire’s largest ever archaeological hoard. Jethro Carpenter was enjoying a walk with friend Mark Gilmore, on Bredon Hill near Pershore, with their metal detectors when they unwittingly stepped upon thousands of Roman coins.”…