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OConnor
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« on: December 29, 2010, 07:19:55 PM »

Archeologists in Germany have discovered a 2,600-year-old Celtic tomb containing ornate jewellery of gold and amber. They say the grave is unusually well preserved and should provide important insights into early Celtic culture.

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,736942,00.html

and here
http://www.thelocal.de/sci-tech/20101228-32083.html
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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2010, 07:20:38 PM »

Thanks for the post, Mike.

The detail on what appears to be a gold ring is amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2011, 08:07:31 PM »

from another angle
http://www.thelocal.de/gallery/news/1075/2/

It looks like a gold ball.

Maybe it's part of a sceptre of some sorts?
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