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Bid to keep treasure together

The archaeologist who helped uncover the original pieces of the Staffordshire Hoard has welcomed a campaign to bring new finds back to the West Midlands.

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Why 'treasure' find is as significant as Tutankhamun

The latest find which may belong to the Staffordshire Hoard has been likened to the discovery of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun by the leader of Staffordshire County Council.

The new 90 pieces are being examined and if it is part of the original Hoard discovered in 2009 by a metal detector then this will be declared treasure in January.

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