Denmark celebrates the discovery of a 1500-year-old treasure of gold, as one of the largest, most valuable and most beautiful treasures in Danish history, after discovering 22 pieces, from the fifth century, weighing 945 grams, with a metal detector, where the discovery was made near the city of Yelling, which was once a center No matter what and now it is a major archaeological site in Denmark.
The find mainly consists of delicately decorated medallions, there are also some Roman coins that have been turned into jewels, some pieces contain runic decorations and inscriptions that can refer to the rulers of that time, but refer to Norse mythology, and the treasure will be displayed in the city of Fili , effective February 3, 2022.
The news on The Copenhagen Post’s website
The Danish City Museum Association of Veli indicated that researchers in the country are delighted with the discovery of gold that is said to be about 1,500 years old and described as one of the largest, most valuable and most beautiful treasures in Danish history, according to the local newspaper “The Copenhagen Post”.
“The enchanting journey of gold tells us a lot about the European continent, which was already inextricably linked with trade and war in the Iron Age,” the Museums Association said.
It is noteworthy that archaeologists in southwestern Russia discovered – at an earlier time – a hoard of finely crafted silver rings, bracelets and pendants, which were buried in the twelfth century..
The British Daily Mail reported that the rare treasure – which includes ‘rings of seven rays’ believed to represent the sun’s rays – was found near the site of Old RyazanOne of Russia’s oldest cities, which was the site of the bloodthirsty Mongol attack in 1237.
Researchers say it was common for wealthy Russian citizens to hide their treasures from invaders, but this set of 32 was hidden more than 100 years before the Mongol attack..
Archaeologists from the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Reserve of the Ryazan Historical and Architectural Museum hope to reveal why this valuable booty, dubbed the “Isad Treasure”, is hidden without an imminent threat of attack..