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Archaeologists have discovered in Switzerland matrix in a thousand years

In Switzerland, the archaeologists discovered a rare form that was used for the manufacture of jewelry in Christian themes. About it reports a local portal Swissinfo.

Form used for making up to seven different items, including earrings and a crucifix. According to experts from the local archaeological service, the find is dated IX-XI centuries.

Excavations were conducted in the Canton of Grisons in the South-East of the country. According to archaeologists, at the site in the middle Ages was located in the craft district.

It is reported that the found item is rare, in this Canton it is the first record of this kind. Earlier, a similar form in Switzerland, archaeologists found only in the Bern, Basel and Winterthur.