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Category: Replicas

The Huxley Hoard - The lost treasure of Viking Refugees from Dublin?

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Categories: History, Hoard, Replicas

The Huxley Hoard

The lost treasure of Viking Refugees from Dublin?

 This well preserved silver hoard was unearthed in 2004 in the small village of Huxley near Chester. It was found by chance by metal detectorists during a weekend rally organised by a local club. First to be uncovered, only a foot beneath the surface, were the fragments of lead that wrapped around the hoard. Under these were the 22 pieces of silver. Due to the style of the bracelets, and the designs on them, it was immediately apparent that the pieces of jewellery were from the Viking period, and they had just uncovered a hoard.

                                                                                        

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