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  • Amateur with metal detector finds 1,600-year-old royal ring

    03/30/2013 5:04:33 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar 28, 2013
    <p>Did this intricate piece of sapphire, gold and glass belong to the King of France, some 1,600 years ago?</p> <p>A group of archaeologist met at the Yorkshire Museum in England last week to discuss the Escrick Ring, an intricately worked gold ring surrounding a brilliant blue sapphire discovered in 2009 by an amateur metal-detector enthusiast.</p>