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Metal detectorists fine-tune English history

The Guardian has posted an interesting article about metal detecting in England and how the artifacts found by metal detector enthusiasts is changing our understanding of how England was invaded and settled. MacGregor recently presented the successful Radio 4 series, A History of the World in 100 Objects. The report shows that

Crackdown on illegal metal detecting

Police and archaeologists in Norfolk, UK, have teamed up to crackdown on illegal metal detecting. Norfolk has the highest number of recovered artefacts in the country declared treasure and a successful long-established working relationship with legitimate metal- detecting enthusiasts. There were 109 cases of items found in Norfolk being declared