The Bronze Age Canoe
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter
Remarkable find from 3,000 years ago in Fens FOR archaeologists of the Bronze Age, a successful dig usually amounts to unearthing a few scraps of metal and maybe a few post holes.
So it's no wonder that a team on the East Anglian Fens are saying they have made one of the most significant Bronze Age finds in Britain.
They have discovered wooden boats, swords and hundreds of more everyday items from 3,000 years ago. What's more, most are in excellent condition because they have been preserved in the silt and peat along the former course of the River Nene.
David Gibson, from Cambridge University's archaeological unit, …
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Publication information: Article title: The Bronze Age Canoe. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: December 10, 2011. Page number: 43. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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