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Friday, 3 June 2011

News Clipping: Treasure discoveries: Metal detector unearths Iron Age skeleton and jewellery

A treasure hunter from Weymouth unearthed an Iron Age grave containing a skeleton of a woman and a number of her belongings.  An inquest into the treasure, which was discovered by Carl Walmsley of Westham, heard how a total of 14 items were found in the grave on land near Portesham.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 3rd June 2011

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