An amateur archaeologist found in Denmark 22 gold objects with symbols from the 6th century, Which can provide new details about the people living in that country.
This was announced this morning by the director of research at the Weasley Museum, which houses the treasure.
Some of the objects have runic motifs and inscriptions that may refer to rulers of the time, but are also reminiscent of Norse mythology, Mads Raven told the international press.
“It is the symbols of objects that make them unique, more than their value in gold”“, he observed, specifying that the total objects weighed about one kilo.
are in pieces One that refers to the Roman emperor Constantine from the early 4th century, and a medallion shaped like a saucer.
According to the first examinations, the objects May have been buried as an offering to the gods during times of severe climate change, when temperatures became very cold after a volcanic eruption in Iceland in 536, which covered the sky with clouds of ash.
“There are many symbols, some never seen before, that will allow us to broaden our knowledge about the people of this period.“, he pointed.
The treasure was found near Jelling in south-western Denmark, which historians say became the birthplace of Viking kings between the 8th and 12th centuries.
It will be on display at the Vejle Museum from February 2022.
The amateur archaeologist found the treasure using a metal detector about six months ago, but now the news has surfaced.
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