It’s now being lauded by the British Museum as a treasure, and potentially an “amazing object for a museum collection, if that’s what happens to it,” according to Michael Lewis, the museum’s head of portable antiquities and treasure.

This statue is one of some 1,267 finds made recently by British hobbyists armed with metal detectors, ranging from silver watches to bronze age gold bulla. The 1996 Treasure Act legally obliges people who have found “treasure” to report their find within 14 days.

Sound vague? It’s actually quite specific: Treasure, legally speaking, is any coin at least 300 years old made of at least 10% gold or silver; any group of two or more metal objects from prehistory, and any mostly gold or silver object that’s been “deliberately hidden with the intention of recovery.” If it is determined to be treasure, and a museum decides they’d like it, the finder is then obliged to sell it at a price set by independent antiquities experts. If they don’t want it, the finder can keep the booty themselves.

Minerva’s next stop isn’t certain—she’s yet to be acquired by a museum, if at all. Whether or not it befits a goddess, it’s all but certain to be a step up from being stuck in the mud, let alone a margarine container.

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