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X-Ray image of the hoard.

X-Ray image of the hoard.

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In 2016, a Stollhof-type copper hoard was found during an excavation in Magyaregres, Hungary. It was placed in a cooking pot, and deposited upside down within the boundaries of an Early Copper Age settlement. Similar hoards dating to the end of the 5th millennium BCE are well-known from Central Europe, however, this hoard represents the only one so...

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... The vessel felt unusually heavy (11.4 kg) upon excavation, therefore an X-Ray (Fig 4) and computed tomography [CT] image (Fig 5) was arranged to be taken before it was emptied of its contents. The X-Ray image had undoubtedly shown a dense substance inside the pot. ...