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Dark Age boat recovered

Dark Age boat recovered
trefwoorden: Engeland - Portsmouth - boot - middeleeuwen
A wooden boat left on a river bank in the Dark Ages has been lifted from mudflats near Portsmouth.
Archaeologists hope the dug-out canoe and the sediments that preserved it for 1,500 years will shed light on past climate, sea levels and daily life in the south of England.
"It's most likely that the boat would have been used by people to go into the harbour to fish or hunt birds," explained Gavin Stone, Assistant Archaeologist at the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology (HWTMA).

Lees verder bij: BBC News (10 september 2003)