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Flat White

Transylvanian gold

30 November 2023

3:00 AM

30 November 2023

3:00 AM

Why is everyone arguing about the validity of Roman gold found by a peasant in Transylvania? More to the point, why are they doing it more than a year after a technological ‘revelation’ brought it to the top of the news cycle?

My first instinct is boredom, but it could also be the same reason why people can’t help sleuthing cold cases.

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