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Late medieval artefact found in Llanbadoc declared as treasure, could have belonged to knight

A Welsh or English knight could have owned a sword from more than 300 years ago found by a metal detectorist near the River Usk.

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Archaeologists find horse skull, tobacco pipes and ceramics at site of medieval King's defences in Wales

Archaeologists excavating a complex of defences built by King Edward I in 1277 have found the skeletal remains of a horse, ceramics, glass and clay tobacco pipes within a ditch.

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The best art exhibitions to see in Wales during 2015

From scratch video pioneer George Barber to John Piper's Mountains of Wales, we give you Culture24's constantly updated guide to the best exhibitions to see in Wales in 2015.

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Welsh witches, boat pilgrimages and burning cauldrons: Artists prepare for Millennium Centre spectacular

After a year of planning, Ar Waith Ar Daith takes place at Wales's Millennium Centre on Saturday night. Liz Pugh, Artistic Director of organisers Walk the Plank, tells Culture24 more.

A photo of a circular coin showing a carving of the Hiberno-Scandinavian ruler Sihtric Anlafsson, declared treasure in Wales

Rare Viking treasures: See the silver of Scandinavian and English kings found in Wales

See the hoard discovered by a metal detectorist in Llandwrog in March, including pennies produced in Dublin under the Hiberno-Scandinavian ruler Sihtric Anlafsson.

A photo of a gold archaeological ring found at Hundleton and declared treasure at National Museum Wales

Mourning rings honouring post-medieval dead, emblazoned with skulls and crosses, declared archaeological treasure in Wales

Find out about an early post-medieval ring emblazoned with death's stylized skull, a silver ring from the 15th or early 16th century and a finger ring displaying a bezel of facets.

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Student palaeontologist stumbles upon missing fossil foot of 'Welsh Dragon' dinosaur

A palaeontology student at Portsmouth University has located the missing fossilised foot of a Jurassic dinosaur recently displayed by National Museum Cardiff.

A photograph of Kidwelly Castle, located in Wales. It is in the background on a hill with a path in the foreground and a small wheelbarrow casting a shadow on the path. The image is in black and white.

Can you help identify the locations in these John Piper photographs?

Thousands of negatives from the John Piper Estate have been digitised and added to the Tate Gallery Archives this week. Now curators are hoping the public will help identify almost 1,000 more.

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War photojournalist Phillip Jones Griffiths celebrated at the National Library of Wales

The life and work of Welsh war photojournalist Philip Jones Griffiths is being celebrated with a major exhibition drawn from his archive at The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.

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