Last Updated on 11/23/2006 by bidz

Treasure of Rome unearthed near Amsterdam

November 15, 2006

“Dutch archeologists have discovered an estimated 200 silver Roman coins, several jewels, an armband and a ring hidden in a clay pot, the city overseeing the dig said.

The city of Cuijk, near the Maas river, 80 miles southeast of Amsterdam, said archeologists found the cache while excavating in an area where new housing is to be built.”

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