UK: Alston pupils unearth 4,000-year-old gold hair tress

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BBC 4 August 2014: A group of schoolboys has unearthed a rare 4,000-year-old ornament during a dig in Northumberland.

The children, from Alston Primary School in Cumbria, were taking part in an excavation at Kirkhaugh when they saw a glint of gold in the soil.

The object, which was found in a burial mound, is believed to be a decorated hair tress from about 2,300 BC…MORE (BBC)

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