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Archaeologists find buried treasure at Abbey of Cluny in France


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New excavation has researchers revising chronology of Near East's last hunter-gatherers - UPI.com


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Medieval hoard of coins found in France at Abbey of Cluny - Coin World


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Most of the coins in the hoard were minted there at the Abbey of Cluny or nearby, and probably date to the first half of the 12th century. The silver coins were concealed in a cloth bag, traces of which remain on some of the coins. “This is an ...

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Archaeologists Find Medieval Moroccan Treasure Trove in French Abbey - Morocco World News


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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 ...
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Analysis of King Tut's treasure shows aesthetic influence of Levant - UPI.com


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Analysis of King Tut's treasure shows aesthetic influence of Levant
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... of differing compositions," Pfälzner said. "That does not necessarily mean the pieces were imported. It may be that various local workshops were responsible for producing objects in various styles -- and that one used Near Eastern models." Related ...

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Huge treasure of medieval silver and gold unearthed at the Cluny Abbey, France - ZME Science


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Huge treasure of medieval silver and gold unearthed at the Cluny Abbey, France
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... 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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