Archaeologists show off priceless gold haul
|Archaeologists in Lower Saxony are, for the first time, displaying a priceless gold haul found during the construction of a natural gas pipeline last year [Credit: DPA]|
|The more than 100 pieces consist of everything from bracelets to rings [Credit: DPA]|
|The gold has aroused interest among researchers and the public alike [Credit: DPA]|
|The haul is being analyzed with x-ray and computer technology and is thought to have come from Asia long before Jesus' birth [Credit: DPA]|
|Archaeologists are studying more excavation sites as pipeline construction continues [Credit: DPA]|
In August 2011, researchers found Stone Age objects while performing excavations and they are currently investigating other sites.
Source: The Local [February 23, 2012]