Viking hoard in German baltic

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Viking hoard in German baltic

Post by Butty » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:54 pm

What great items in superb condition!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-43786129


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Re: Viking hoard in German baltic

Post by oldartefact » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:00 pm

Fantastic find ... I genuinely like the way they refer to the finder as an "amature archaeologist"... thats a very good name for us.
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Re: Viking hoard in German baltic

Post by Fusion » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:58 pm

An amazing discovery.
I've tried to get the best pic the BBC have on their site:
https://ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/1536/cp ... p13apr.jpg
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/1536/cpsp ... 3apr18.jpg
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Re: Viking hoard in German baltic

Post by Stillburning » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:01 am

What a discovery - and now I know where the term "Bluetooth" comes from ::g
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Re: Viking hoard in German baltic

Post by fred » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:31 am

A good day out that! ::g
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