Article | Erotic art dating back to Roman times is discovered by amateur treasure hunters armed with metal detectors

Published by The Daily Mail Online, written by KERRY MCDERMOTT, Sunday 28th October 2012 A copper knife handle depicting a couple having sex and an animal bone carved into the shape of a penis with wings are among thousands of artefacts unearthed across Britain by amateur treasure hunters. The erotic art is part of a huge haul…

Lager can ring pull is Roman treasure

Published by The Northern Echo, Thursday April 5th 2012 “METAL detector enthusiast Terry Vickers’ first big find has turned out to be a gold Roman ring. The 52-year-old retired engineer, from Chilton, near Ferryhill, County Durham, found the object while surveying fields near Wheatley Hill. Mr Vickers, who has been pursuing his hobby for 37…