He tests his brand new metal detector and finds a pre-Viking era gold treasure






photo it is with a metal detector just bought that the Danish amateur archaeologist unearthed the treasure.  © photo: fotolia

It was with a newly purchased metal detector that the Danish amateur archaeologist unearthed the treasure. © Photo: Fotolia

Buried in the 6th century, an exceptional treasure made up of 22 gold objects has just been unearthed in Denmark. Behind this find: an amateur archaeologist who wanted to try out his brand new metal detector. The loot being restored will be on display in a museum in February 2022.

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