Why I think this is important
A positive story on the pandemic: over 47,000 archaeological finds in England and Wales this year as more people took up gardening to fill the time.
The discoveries have led to changing the requirements for defining what a “treasure” is so that they can be preserved in museums (where they belong!).
Does the USA need to do this? How many times have you watched The History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” show and said to yourself: “that belongs in a museum!”
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