Brooch That Was Of Ancient Jewelry And Other Precious Objects Revealed By Austria (Photo)

By on Apr 23, 2011 in Arts, Current Events, Europe, Lifestyle Comments
Brooch That Was Of Ancient Jewelry And
Other Precious Objects Revealed By Austria

Image Credit: Bundesdenkmalamt/Bettina Sidonie

Austria‘s federal conservation authority revealed, that a brooch and ring was part of an ancient jewelry and other precious objects that were found buried by an Austrian man. The revelation was made public by Austrian authorities through an issued statement on Friday, April 22, 2011.

The 650-year-old treasure trove includes more than 200 rings, ornate belt buckles, gold-plated silver plates and other objects that were adorned with pearls, coral fossils and other ornaments.

Reports say that the man who dug the treasure was Andreas K. from Wiener Neustadt, South of Vienna in 2007..

The Austrian unearthed the hidden treasure while digging in his back yard.

Authorities described the ornaments in the statement as “one of the qualitatively most significant  discoveries of medieval treasure in Austria.”

Below is the brooch that was part of the discovered trove.

Brooch That Was Of Ancient Jewelry And Other Precious Objects Revealed By Austria
Ancient Brooch Found In Austria
Image Credit: Bundesdenkmalamt/Bettina Sidonie


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