Amazing Hoard of Roman Gold Jewelry and Coins found in Colchester Excavations

Clio Ancient Art & Antiquities

The hoard seems to have been hidden beneath the floor of a Roman building at the time of Boudicca’s rebellion against Rome in Britain. Archaeologists are describing the find as being of “national importance” to England. Here are multiple links to this story, with good images, from the Daily Mail, the BBC and the Archaeology News Network –

* http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2742314/Hiding-bling-Boudicca-Hoard-Roman-jewellery-buried-conceal-queen-advanced-Colchester-unearthed.html

* http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-essex-29029917

* http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/09/roman-jewellery-found-in-colchester.html#.VAmtR2PbGAo

 

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