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The small hole he excavated when his detector registered a strong signal turned out to be full of gold chains, silver spoons and coins, which he then loaded into two carrier bags, before wisely pausing for thought. His decision to stop digging and to report the find promptly to the landowner, the police, and the Suffolk Archaeology Society meant Jude Plouviez and her team from the Suffolk County Council Archaeology Service (SCCAS) were able to excavate the hoard scientifically, lifting whole blocks of material form the sandy Suffolk soil for detailed excavation under laboratory conditions.
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Nov 21, 2014 0The Staffordshire Hoard is a glittering reminder of the...