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Monday, October 14, 2013

Wiltshire Museum to Display 500 Stonehenge-Era Relics at a New Facility

Although The Daily Mail headline is grossly misleading (and I won't go into all the reasons why), the substance of the article is:

Britain's greatest treasures from the mysterious golden Age of Stonehenge are to go on permanent display for the first time ever.

This will be the largest collection of Early Bronze Age gold ever put on public display. ...

They will be displayed in the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes, 15 miles north of Stonehenge, is exhibiting 500 Stonehenge period objects, including 30 pieces of gold treasure which have rarely been seen by the public before ...

'Many of the items may well have been worn by Bronze Age priests and chieftains as they worshipped inside Stonehenge itself,' said Mr [David] Dawson.

Dawson is described elsewhere in the article as Director of the Wiltshire Museum.  The article also features many exciting photographs.

Read more here.

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