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Metal detectorist finds 2,000-year-old dagger wielded by Roman soldier in battle with Rhaetians

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November 16, 2021

An amateur archaeologist in Switzerland has discovered an ornate dagger wielded by a Roman soldier 2,000 years ago.

That discovery, found using a metal detector, led a team of archaeologists to the site, who then uncovered hundreds of artifacts from a “lost” battlefield where Roman legionaries fought Rhaetian warriors as Imperial Rome sought to consolidate power in the area.

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