Austria Treasure

April 23, 2011 by staff 

Austria Treasure, A man turn the dirt in your backyard came across a buried treasure – hundreds of pieces of centuries old jewelry and other precious objects that the Austrian authorities on Friday described as a fairy tale found.

Austria department in charge of national antiquities, said the treasure consists of over 200 rings, brooches, belt buckles decorated plates, gold-plated silver and other pieces or fragments, often encrusted with pearls, fossilized coral ornaments et al. It is said that the objects are about 650 years old and are being evaluated for its origin and value.

Although not assign a monetary value on the glitz buried, language enthusiast normally sober Federal Monuments Office reflects the importance it attaches to the discovery.

“Fairy tales still exist!” said the statement. “Particular sensational finds treasure in the garden.”

Motifs are described as “one of the most important discoveries qualitatively a medieval treasure in Austria.”

The statement gave no further details and an automated phone message said the office had closed early Friday. However, the Austria Press Agency cited monuments Karin Derlo office employee said the man was found with the “dramatic” Years ago the objects while digging in his backyard to expand a small pond.

The weekly profile man identified only as Andreas K. Wiener Neustadt, south of Vienna, and said that anonymity.

While the ornaments found in 2007, Andreas K. not report to the office of monuments until after rediscovering the dirt-encrusted objects in a box in the basement, while the bags after selling his house two years ago, said Profil. The soil was dry and some had fallen, revealing precious metals and jewels below.

Initially published photos online, where collectors to warn of the potential value of the pieces that led to your package in a plastic bag and lug to the office of monuments, the magazine said in its Friday edition.

Neither the statement nor the profile of the office of monuments, said when Andreas K. first alerted the Austrian authorities and it was unclear why he waited until Friday to announce the discovery.

Briefs the president’s office said Barbara Neubauer Profile of the objects were a “sensational find.”

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