Archaeologists in India have discovered a hoard of treasure dating back to the 13th century that includes several gold artefacts.
The find was made by experts from the Andhra Pradesh archaeology and museums department at a construction site in Ghatkesar in Ranga Reddy, just outside Hyderabad, over the weekend.
A total of 75 gold ornaments were uncovered, including earrings, necklaces, armbands and beads.
They are believed to date back to the time of the Kakatiya dynasty, which was known for producing an array of religious art and sculpture.
Professor P Chenna Reddy, director of the Andhra Pradesh archaeology and museums department, told the Deccan Chronicle that it was “rare” to make such a discovery on the eve of Akshaya Tritiya - a day of religious significance in Hin…Read more »