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Artefacts Found Before the Construction of the Olympic Park on View at Museum of London


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 825 days ago - artdaily.org
Artefacts unearthed by archaeologists ahead of the construction of the Olympic Park are coming home to the Museum of London. One of the star objects is a flint axe dating to 4000BC. Someone living in the Lea Valley 6000 years ago deliberately placed



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Roger M. (0)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 8:27 am
I'm a Londoner and it's the first I've heard of this. So thanks.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (446)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 10:52 am
England is one of rare countries that hold so many secrets underground. How many farmers have plowed their fields and unearthed Roman coins. Ironically, "progress" has unearthed major finds over the years.Greece, Rome, Jerusalem have had similar finds.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (68)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 1:08 pm
noted thanks !
 

Siti R. (12)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 4:19 pm
interesting, thanks!
 

Bianca D. (86)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 4:57 pm
Wow. More finds in the UK! Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 23, 2012, 10:11 pm
What will we find when we dig deeper?
 

Tal H. (8)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 7:37 pm
Thanks for the post!
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 4:41 pm
Thanks.
 

marie c. (168)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 5:19 pm
Noted thanks
 

Dan(iel)) M. (25)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 7:00 am
Interesting. Thanks foe posting.
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:07 pm
Wonderful story... what an eclectic variety of objects found!
 
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