National media coverage has suggested a Middle Age coin hoard, found in Buckinghamshire just before Christmas, could be worth £1 million. Ros Tyrrell, the county's in-demand archaeologist, hopes that could be wide of the mark.
A Neolithic Cairn under excavation Within Balbithan wood in Aberdeenshire, lies a collection of at least 28 prehistoric hut-circles and numerous clearance cairns. Test pitting has also revealed evidence of Mesolithic activity.
Sometime in the 15th century, nearly 1kg of silver bullion was fashioned by a master-craftsman into a feasting cup for a high-ranking nobleman. Gilded at the base and the top of the lid, measuring 35cm high and with a miraculously smooth hammered surface, it is an object of outstanding elegance and simplicity. Unmarked, probably made in London, the cup is of international significance and heart-stopping beauty.
SOUTHERN UTAH – H2, a History Channel network, will air a new episode of the hit show “America Unearthed” Saturday night. The episode, which follows host Scott Wolter’s search for Montezuma’s legendary treasure, was filmed in Kanab.
During autumn 2014, Czech archaeologists exploring a tomb which forms part of a small cemetery to the southeast of the funerary complex of King Raneferef, believe they have found the burial place of his wife.