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Roman-era necklace found in Bulgaria

A well-preserved gold necklace has been found in an ancient shop at Heraclea Sintica in Bulgaria. A Hellenistic and later Roman city, Heraclea Sintica, about 180km south of today’s Bulgarian capital Sofia, was founded in the fourth century BCE and lasted about 800 years when it was destroyed by an earthquake.

Jade necklace found at Tak’alik Ab’aj

A jade-bead necklace has been found at Tak’alik Ab’aj in Guatemala. Deep inside Structure 6, one of the most important ceremonial buildings of the Central Group at Tak’alik Ab’aj, in 2011 the team of the National Archaeological Park Tak’alik Ab’aj, lead by archaeologists Christa Schieber de Lavarreda and Miguel Orrego Corzo

Amateur metal detectorist finds $1.7 million worth of Iron Age gold

An amateur treasure hunter in Scotland has found four Iron Age necklaces worth $1.7 million dollars. David Booth, 35, bought the £240 detector online because he thought it “might be fun” to look for treasure and struck gold just five days after it was delivered. The safari park warden parked his car