Archaeologists have unearthed a mound of buried treasure at the Abbey of Cluny in France. (UPI Science News) More
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Archaeologists Find Medieval Moroccan Treasure Trove in French Abbey
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Rabat – A team of French archaeologists has found a medieval treasure trove of precious objects originating from Morocco and Spain, buried for over eight centuries at the Abbey of Cluny in eastern France. The team from Lyon University and the National ...
French researchers unearth largest stash of Medieval silver coins ever found
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Huge treasure of medieval silver and gold unearthed at the Cluny Abbey, France
... find Arab coins in a monastic setting, both because of their huge value — which prohibited use in anything but the largest transactions — especially at Cluny, which was one of the largest abbeys of Western Europe during the Middle Ages. The ...
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