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Unemployed man discovers largest hoard of Saxon gold ever found

We all dream of striking it rich, that one lucky minute that changes our lives forever. But for Terry Herbert, an unemployed man from Staffordshire the dream has become a reality.
Using his 14 year old metal detector on a friend’s freshly ploughed field in Staffordshire, he stumbled across the largest single find of Anglo-Saxon gold [...]

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Rare 2000 year old jewel unearthed on dig site

For years archeologists have been digging for artifacts in Tel Dor, an ancient town on Israel’s Mediterranean coast. Days, even weeks, will go by without a find of any significance. So imagine the sense of awe that fell on the dig last week when they uncovered a cornelian engraved with a portrait of Alexander the [...]

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