26 September 2009

Anglo-Saxon Treasure Hunt

A staff member from the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in Birmingham, England holds a selection of the 1,500 recently discovered gold and silver Anglo-Saxon treasure pieces. Discovered by an amateur treasure hunter buried in a field, the collection is the largest ever found and is estimated by experts to date back to the 7th century.

This image comes from The Globe And Mail's online Week In Photos feature. I've got into the habit of buying the paper at least once a week.

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