The Largest Viking Treasure Horde Ever Has Been Found!
Derek McLennan literally dug for treasure and found it!
This is Derek McLennan; he's a real life Treasure Hunter! He found the largest Viking Treasure Horde ever discovered in the UK!
I don't care what you do; Derek has a better job than you. Sorry bout it.
McLennan found the treasure in an unidentified plot of Church of Scotland land, somewhere between Dumphries and Galloway.
The Viking Cross
He was so emotional when he called to tell his wife about the find, she initially thought he had been in a car accident!
The cross, unearthed
The find is one of a kind; it's the biggest amount of Viking treasure found in Britain ever, and it reveals a lot about the lives of Vikings in Galloway. McLennan is thrilled with his find.
An engraved bird
As for Derek, he's back out there looking for more treasure! Good luck Derek!
A man and his trusty metal detector
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