2,000-year-old treasure found in Black Sea fortress

Map: Crimea ( Ukraine) SOURCE Wikipedia ( Public Domain)

from Fox News

By Owen Jarus

Published January 10, 2013

Residents of a town under siege by the Roman army about 2,000 years ago buried two hoards of treasure in the town’s citadel — treasure recently excavated by archaeologists.

More than 200 coins, mainly bronze, were found along with “various items of gold, silver and bronze jewelry and glass vessels” inside an ancient fortress within the Artezian settlement in the Crimea (in Ukraine), the researchers wrote in the most recent edition of the journal Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia. . . . Read Complete Report



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