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Ken's Korner: Royal French hairpin is found — in a toilet

Ken’s Korner: Royal French hairpin is found — in a toilet – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Archaeologists digging at the Fontainebleau Palace, a royal residence just outside Paris, have made a most unusual find: a hairpin belonging to 16th century French Queen Catherine de Medici, bearing interlocking C’s standing for […]