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Treasures from the tomb head to Fair City The new exhibition, bringing together objects and stories from the National Museums Scotland's Ancient Egyptian collection, will be on display at Perth Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday, January 25.

Metal detectorists jailed for stealing Herefordshire hoard TWO metal detectorists who stole a £3 million hoard of coins which dated back 1,100 years have been jailed. George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies, 51, failed to declare an "invaluable" collection of buried treasure they found near Leominster in 2015.

Newport metal detectorist who stole Viking hoard of coins and jewellery worth up to £12m jailed A METAL detectorist from Newport has been jailed for stealing the "emblematic" Viking-era Leominster Hoard of coins and priceless jewellery worth up to £12 million - much of which is still missing.

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Metal detectorists who hid €14m Viking haul of coins and jewels are jailed Two British metal detectorists have been jailed for stealing the "emblematic" Viking-era Leominster Hoard of coins and priceless jewellery worth up to £12 million - much of which is still missing.

Amateur British Treasure Hunters Found a Buried Stash Worth Up to $15 Million. Then They Went to Prison. Two Brits who found a buried treasure could have gotten millions in reward money. Instead, they lied and went to prison.

Metal detectorists jailed for stealing rare Viking hoard worth millions Two men jailed for stealing a rare ancient Viking hoard "of national importance" from a British field.

Metal detectorists who stole £12m Viking treasure trove jailed for nearly 20 years Two metal detectorists who stole Viking coins and jewellery worth up to £12m have been jailed for nearly 20 years. George Powell, 38, of Newport, who was described as having the "leading role", was jailed for 10 years, and Layton Davies, 51, of Pontypridd, was sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in jail.

Jeremy Vine sorry for cannabis mix up during interview with Scotland's oldest bagpiper Vine told Billy McVie, 93, that he had "plenty of puff" to spare if the musician happened to run out during his time on the show. Vine later apologised after being made aware that his comments could be interpreted as meaning "I've got a shedload of ganja".

Buried treasure thieves jailed for 18 years after metal detector found £12m of gold on farm George Powell and Layton Davies dug up "invaluable" coins and jewellery with judge slamming greedy pair and saying they would have got £500,000 each if they had declared their find.

Viking treasure thieves who stole hoard worth £12m with metal detectors are jailed Metal detectorists George Powell and Layton Davies have been jailed at Worcester Crown Court for stealing a Viking treasure hoard, worth up to £12 million. The pair failed to declare the "invaluable" and "emblematic" collection of buried coins and jewellery, which date back 1,100 years.

Metal detectorists jailed for stealing Viking hoard of coins and jewellery worth £12 million Two metal detectorists have been jailed for stealing the "emblematic" Viking-era Leominster Hoard of coins and priceless jewellery worth up to £12 million - much of which is still missing.

Metal detectorists who refuse to hand over £12million hoard jailed for two and eight years George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies, 51, failed to declare an 'invaluable' collection of buried treasure that they discovered on Herefordshire farmland on June 2, 2015. The pair have today been jailed at Worcester Crown Court.

Men discovered buried treasure worth millions on farm then stole it The 'invaluable' items were well over a thousand years old and were found by metal detectorists on farmland.

Metal detectorists are found guilty of stealing £3million hoard of Viking coins Two metal detectorists have been convicted of stealing a £3million hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins and jewellery, much of which is still missing. George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies, 51, failed to declare an 'invaluable' collection of buried treasure dating back 1,100 years to the reign of King Alfred the Great.

Metal detectorists convicted of trying to sell £3m Viking treasure hoard on black market A pair of metal detectorists have been convicted of stealing a hoard of Viking coins and jewellery potentially worth £3m - much of which is still missing.

Metal detectorists convicted of stealing £3million Viking hoard of coins and jewellery Two metal detectorists have been convicted of stealing a £3 million Viking hoard of coins and jewellery - much of which is still missing. George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies, 51, failed to declare an "invaluable" collection of buried treasure dating back 1,100 years to the reign of King Alfred the Great.

Metal detectorists found guilty of concealing £3m of Viking treasure Metal detectorists who pretended it was just a rumour that they had discovered £3m of Viking treasure have been found guilty of thieving the priceless trove. George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies, 51, failed to tell the UK authorities they had found coins and jewellery dating back 1,100 years to the reign of King Alfred the Great.

Two metal detectorists guilty of stealing £3m hoard of Viking treasure Among the priceless hoard was a ninth century gold ring, a dragon's head bracelet, a silver ingot, a crystal rock pendant dating to the fifth century and up to 300 coins, some dating to the reign of King Alfred.

Metal detector thieves dug up and stole £3million of Viking buried treasure George Powell, 38, and Layton Davies, 51, discovered a hoard of gold coins and priceless jewellery on farmland and kept it for themselves.

Newport metal detectorist stole £3m Viking hoard of coins and jewellery A METAL detectorist from Newport has been convicted with another man of stealing a £3 million Viking hoard of coins and priceless jewellery, much of which is still missing.

Two metal detectorists convicted of stealing £3m hoard of Viking coins and jewellery Two metal detectorists have been convicted of stealing a £3m hoard of Viking coins and priceless jewellery - much of which is still missing. George Powell and Layton Davies failed to declare the "invaluable" collection of buried treasure which dated back 1,100 years to the reign of King Alfred the Great.

UK metal detectorists guilty of theft after concealing £3m hoard They also have particular significance to the local community - it's their history and they are keen to have access to it it in their local museum." Powell, 38, of Newport, south Wales, and Layton Davies, 51, of Pontypridd, south Wales, were found guilty of stealing the jewellery, ingots and coins.

Metal detectorists George Powell and Layton Davies guilty of stealing £3million hoard of Viking coins and jewellery Both men were found guilty of the theft after failing to declare the "invaluable" collection of buried treasure dating back 1,100 years to the reign of King Alfred the Great, then conspiring to sell it on.

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