Cultural Heritage Agency

Over 100 Roman coins dating from the first and second century AD found near Berlicum in the winter of 2017
Nov 27 '18 13:20

Two brothers found over a hundred Roman coins near the Noord-Brabant town of Berlicum. These silver and bronze coins date from the first and second century AD, the Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency announced after conducting a long-term study into the background of the coins.

Board and part of a gun on the Rooswijk, which sank on the Goodwin Sands in 1740
Aug 18 '17 09:42

A team of Dutch and British maritime archaeologists are working on excavating Dutch ship , which sank on the Goodwin Sands off the coast of Kent in 1740. This is the largest ever excavation of a Dutch East India Company shipwreck, BBC reports.

Ice skating
Dec 19 '16 11:00

The Research Center for Cultural Heritage added the tradition of skating on natural ice to the list of Dutch cultural heritage. According to the Center, skating on natural ice has such a prominent role in Dutch history that the tradition can not be left off the list, NRC reports.

Apr 17 '14 16:39

A treasure trove of coins dating back to the early Middle-Ages has been discovered under the Domplein in Utrecht.

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