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Thursday, 8 July 2010

News Clipping: Treasure hunter unearths Iron Age grave in field near Weymouth

A treasure hunter has unearthed the ‘find of his life’ – a grave containing a 2,300-year-old skeleton and his possessions. Carl Walmsley, who has been using a metal detector for 25 years, came across the find in a farmer’s field just outside Weymouth. 

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 8th July 2010

Artefacts discovered by members of the Weymouth Metal Detecting Club will be on display at Weymouth Museum in Brewer’s Quay from June 21st to September 30th 2010

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