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Decode the Viking's mysterious treasure

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Nov 1, 2022  ( 1 post )  
Tatkuink Clothing (tatkuink)

Researchers in Scotland have studied and analyzed a series of mysterious artifacts dating back to the Viking era with a £1 million grant.


Extremely rare artifacts are expected to Skull hoodies reveal the secrets of the Vikings.
Rare artefacts known collectively as Galloway Hoard were previously found by archaeologists in a field in Dumfries and Galloway. Later, the National Museum of Scotland (NMS) bought the whole thing.


Under the "Unwrapping the Galloway Hoard" project, carried out by NMS in partnership with the University of Glasgow, the researchers intend to examine these extremely rare artifacts in detail.

The treasure includes a wide range of jewelry and precious metal items, including a rare gold ingot, a unique gold bird pin and a decorated silver-plated vase containing beads, amulets of gold and silver. Glass, crystal stone, a silver brooch, 5 Anglo-Saxon brooches have never been found in Scotland.


Martin Goldberg, principal curator of medieval archeology and history at the NMS, explains that while most hoards are usually interpreted as buried treasure, the focus is on events surrounding the time. burial, Galloway Hoard challenged this view. This is a rare opportunity to unravel the tatkuink com never-before-seen mysteries of the Vikings.

"We've discovered a lot through conservation work, and people will be able to see it in the upcoming exhibition. However, this research project will allow us to go even further using the tools we've been working on. scientific engineering and international cooperation," said Martin Goldberg.


While "Unwrapping the Galloway Hoard" is a three-year project, the artefacts are expected to be on display as part of an exhibition in 2021.