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    UK - The Fleet at Flag Fen: 8 Bronze Age log boats, artifacts, raised at Must Farm

    Eight Bronze Age log boats that are 'more important than the Mary Rose' emerge
    from a silted up river thousands of years after they were sunk and left to rot
    (Daily Mail)
    Eight amazingly preserved log boats have been hailed as ‘more important than the Mary Rose’ after being dug up from a silted-up river.

    The boats, the largest of them 28 feet (8.5m) long, are thought to have been used for ferrying cargo and passengers in the Fens some 3,500 years ago.
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    Log boats from the Bronze Age have been found before but never have so many been found in the same place.

    ‘This is amazingly significant,’ Ian Panter, of the York Archaological Trust and the log project’s conservationist, told MailOnline.

    ‘You normally get just the one boat. Eight in one spot is phenomenal.

    ‘What’s more, they were excavated under controlled archaeological conditions. Normally you get them when there’s pipe-laying going on, but we have been able give them the full works.'
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    much, much more, with pictures, at the link above

    The Mary Rose (Wiki)

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    They Found a Fleet at Flag Fen? ....Fantastic!


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    It's a fantastic, fastidious fleet at Flag Fen. Well, considering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    It's a fantastic, fastidious fleet at Flag Fen. Well, considering.
    ....... And a once forgotten, fantastic, fastidious, fleet at Flag Fen...


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    Fastidious, fantastic, Flag Fen's forgotten fleet floats freely forward now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    Fastidious, fantastic, Flag Fen's forgotten fleet floats freely forward now.
    Fortunately.... Fastidious, fantastic, Flag Fen's forgotten fleet floats freely forward through flotsam....
    Last edited by IHAVENOCLUE; 06-04-2013 at 12:22 AM. Reason: Additions...



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