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Copa Hill

Ancient Mine / Quarry


Dig Unearths Bronze Age Sun Disc

From an article on BBC News web site:
An ancient gold disc which was used as an item of adornment at a burial 4,000 years ago has been discovered in Ceredigion.

Experts say the priceless sun disc is the first one of its kind to be found in Wales and only the third known piece of gold from the Bronze Age uncovered here.

The disc found by chance by an archaeologist digging at Copa Hill at the Cwmystwyth Mines - 10 miles outside Aberystwyth - was the subject of a treasure trove inquest heard by Ceredigion coroner on Tuesday.
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Kammer Posted by Kammer
25th November 2003ce
Edited 25th November 2003ce

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