Berthouville Treasure

Berthouville Treasure

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Berthouville treasure is a hoard of Roman silver uncovered by ploughing in March 1830 at the hamlet of Villeret in the commune of Berthouville in the Eure d partement of Normandy, northern France. Purchased at the time of discovery for a modest 15,000 francs, the treasure is conserved in the Cabinet des M dailles at the Biblioth que National, Paris. The Berthouville hoard was discovered when the ploughblade struck a Roman tile, which, once dislodged, uncovered, a mere 20 cm beneath the modern surface, the hastily buried temple treasure belonging to a shrine dedicated to Mercury Canetonensis, who Julius Caesar identified as one of the main deities of Gaulshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922331
  • 9786134922333