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2,000-Year-Old Treasure Discovered In Black Sea Fortress

The citadel was torched by the Roman army in A.D. 45, with many of its inhabitants likely killed. Some time afterward Artezian was rebuilt with stronger fortifications although it, along with the rest of the Bosporan Kingdom, was under the sway

2,000-year-old treasure trove found

More than 200 coins, mainly bronze, were found along with "various items

of gold, silver and bronze jewelry and glass vessels" inside an ancient

fortress within the Artezian settlement in the Crimea (in Ukraine).