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Ancient boat found buried in mud

Ancient boat found buried in mud
trefwoorden: Hampshire - boat - 5e eeuw
A wooden boat thought to date back more than 1,500 years is to be raised from its resting place on the Hampshire coast.
Archaeologists are to attempt to raise the canoe from the intertidal mud of Langstone Harbour, near Portsmouth.
The boat, hollowed out of an oak tree trunk, is only the second of its kind to be found in the Solent since the 1880s. It is thought to date back to 500 AD.
It was discovered in March 2002 by John Cross and Arthur Mack, who spotted one end of the canoe protruding from the mud.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (4 september 2003)