More Ancient Treasure Recovered

It doesn’t seem so long ago that we were reporting on the find of the biggest Anglo-Saxon treasure horde to date. Now a beginner with a metal detector has unearthed £1,000,000 worth of iron age golden torques. Under Scottish law, the four torques, estimated to be worth around £350,000 each, can be claimed by the Crown as archaeological objects. However, the finder is likely to be compensated with their monetary value.

You can read more at the BBC News site and investigate Archaeology further with our course Introducing Archaeology. You can find out more about the people of the Iron Age at BBC Wales.

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