Late Roman treasure found in Vinkovci
Because of the value of the discovery, over 50 items, including plates, saucers, bowls, jugs, cups and spoons, with a total weight of over 30 kilograms, are being kept in an alarmed vault with 24-hour police surveillance in Vinkovci City Musuem.
|Archaeologists work at a excavation site in Vinkovci, Croatia [Xinhua/Miso Lisanin]|
According to initial estimates, the Vinkovci archaeological discovery could be a worldwide sensation, and more valuable than Sevsos treasures, a hoard of silver objects from the Roman Empire found in 1990 and valued at 48 million Euros, reports Croatian daily newspaper 24sata.
Source: Croatian Times [March 29, 2012]