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According to published couple of days ago, the archaeological report of the British portal with metal detectors have found more antiquities than archaeologists.

In England in 2011 people with a “singing piece of iron” found 25 thousand Roman products.

In 2011 in the UK, mainly in Wales, the owners of metal detectors have found almost 25 thousand Roman artifacts (most coins). A description of some of them published project officer the Portable Antiquities Scheme Sally Warrel and archaeologist John Pearce of kings College London.

In the UK now an archaeological boom and the fashion for metal detectors. Experts are not very happy about the army of lovers who can not properly documented finding. And this is just one of a number of problems, but it’s hard to argue with the fact that the Amateurs found a surprising number of artifacts that likely would have remained lying in the ground.

One of the most extraordinary finds of recent times — gold plated brooch of silver Dolphin. She was found in the County of Essex to the North-East of London. Sally Worrell believes that the decoration produced on the continent.

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There is also described a ring of Nottinghamshire,which consists of 90?93% of gold. It is decorated with tiny oval gemstone. The object is so small that most likely belonged to a child or young woman. Perhaps it was an engagement ring. How such expensive item got so far to the North of England, remains a mystery.

In Northumberland found a very beautiful enamel, which could decorate the horse harness.

Copper bust from Lincolnshire, depicting a young man may be a portrait of Antinous, lover of Emperor Hadrian. Apparently, this is part of some kind of furniture — chest, most likely. Researchers are not sure that this is of Antinous, but the hairstyle is very similar to other statues of the young man who died under mysterious circumstances in Egypt in the year 130, and then the inconsolable Emperor ordered him to be worshipped.

The following items exhibit the erotic side of art of Ancient Rome. Figures merged in intimacy men and women from copper alloy, was found in North Yorkshire. This jewel of a handle of a knife. Of particular interest to readers of publications Sally Warrel and John Pierce causes a winged phallus, carved from bone.

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