Archive - Dec 13, 2003

Viking Sword Hilt National Treasure

This is Herefordshire: A gilded 10th century sword hilt became Britain's newest national treasure when it took up residency at the British Museum December 11, 2003.

Roman Gaming Die Fetches Astonishing Auction Price

The dodecahedral gaming or fortune-telling die auctioned by Christies on December 11 brought a sale price much higher than estimated.

Electronic Folklore Site Offers Resources for Researchers and Storytellers

ResearchBuzz: The Directory of Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts offers a searchable database for those doing research in the field or looking for bardic inspiration.