A landslide in northern Spain has helped unearth two Iron Age gold necklaces that were likely buried in a hoard about 2,500 years ago.
An amateur metal detectorist hit pay dirt in Norway, finding a collection of 1,500-year-old gold jewelry.
Legend has it that "rainbow cups" are drops of gold that fall to Earth at the end of a rainbow.
Metal detectorists in Wales struck gold when they discovered a collection of Iron Age coins scattered in a field.
Four gold coins unearthed at a medieval monastery in Germany may have been hidden during a battle.
The 3,000-year-old objects, which were discovered in a burial pit containing cremated human remains, highlight Bronze Age people's craftsmanship and attention to appearance, experts say.
The obvious wealth of the tombs was based on the local production of copper, which was in great demand at the time to make bronze.
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