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Two Roman Copper Bracelets with Hinges and Trisqueles Found in Wales

In a remarkable find that provides insight into the cultural interactions during the Roman occupation of Britain, two copper alloy bracelets were recently discovered in Llanddyfnan, Anglesey, Wales. The bracelets, which date back to the 2nd century AD, were found by Andrew Hutchinson while metal detecting in September 2023. The bracelets feature a unique design, […]

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Roman Ligula or “Toilet Spoon” Unearthed in Wales

A metal detectorist found a Roman silver “ligula” in the municipality of St. Nicholas and Bonvilston in Wales, commonly known as a “toilet spoon”. The discovery, made in June 2020, has now been declared a treasure by Welsh authorities, along with other items. Immediately after the discovery, Mark Lodwick, Coordinator of the Portable Antiquities Scheme […]