Hadrian’s Wall being damaged by ‘nighthawk’ metal detectorists — The Archaeology News Network

Hadrian’s Wall, built by the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago to defend the northern limits of their empire, is being damaged by illegal metal detectorists. Archaeologists have warned of damage caused by nighthawks in the illegal search for treasure along Hadrian’s Wall [Credit: Rex]Archaeologists from the Historic England conservation group have called on visitors to…

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