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Must Farm Bronze Age site: Archaeologists at work [ East Anglia, 3K yr old boat ]
Past Horizons ^ | Sunday, January 15, 2012 | unattributed

Posted on 01/16/2012 6:05:48 PM PST by SunkenCiv

Over three thousand years ago the inhabitants of a small southeast fenland community were skilled boat builders, enjoyed fishing, and practised a method of eel trapping still in use today in East Anglia.

Mark Knight, senior project officer for Cambridge Archaeological Unit, said: "It's archaeology like it's never been preserved before."

The incredibly detailed picture of Bronze Age life discovered on the River Nene, at Must Farm quarry, Whittlesey, has everything from well preserved boats, spears and swords to clothing and jewellery as well as carved bowls and pots still full of food, making it one of the most significant sites of its kind ever found in Britain.

To celebrate the archaeologists who worked on this exciting excavation, uncovering the fragile remains for further conservation and future study, Past Horizons has put together a series of photographs featuring them at work on-site. The images were taken by Cambridge Archaeological Unit photographer Dave Webb as part of the archaeological record.

(Excerpt) Read more at pasthorizonspr.com ...


TOPICS: History; Science; Travel
KEYWORDS: bronzeage; eastanglia; globalwarminghoax; godsgravesglyphs; mustfarmquarry; paleoclimatology; rivernene; unitedkingdom; whittlesey
Canoe during recording by archaeologists. (Photo: © CAU, Dave Webb)

Must Farm Bronze Age site: Archaeologists at work [ East Anglia, 3K yr old boat ]

1 posted on 01/16/2012 6:05:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


2 posted on 01/16/2012 6:08:54 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: SunkenCiv

I hope this works out better for them than the East Anglia global warming.


3 posted on 01/16/2012 6:18:39 PM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: SunkenCiv

East Anglia? Isn’t that one of the main sources of the Man Made Global Warming Scam?


4 posted on 01/16/2012 6:42:11 PM PST by Revel
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To: SunkenCiv
pots still full of food

What could possibly make people just disappear like that???

5 posted on 01/16/2012 6:44:11 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Maybe a Phoenician ship had gone down, and the only survivor washed ashore.

And it was Helen Thomas.


6 posted on 01/16/2012 6:49:14 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: bigheadfred

The BBC article said they lived on pier structures. A fire collapsed the pier and the contents of the house fell into the water. http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/cambridgeshire/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_9168000/9168497.stm


7 posted on 01/16/2012 6:51:25 PM PST by marsh2
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To: marsh2

Makes sense. Pier houses are a lot easier to defend than those on solid ground. Not so much fun with the mosquitos, though, and they do not provide much protection when the lake freezes over.


8 posted on 01/16/2012 6:58:34 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marsh2

Dagnubbit. I was hoping it was aliens.


9 posted on 01/16/2012 6:59:53 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: SunkenCiv

10 posted on 01/16/2012 7:37:03 PM PST by garjog (If Not Newt, Who?)
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To: garjog; SunkenCiv

Whoever put the numbers on that diagram either didn’t understand golden mean spirals; or didn’t know the proper sequence of Arabic numerals.

Looks like the dots should be connected 5-1-4-3-3-2-6-7.


11 posted on 01/16/2012 7:54:33 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Pesting! Pesting! Pesting 1, 2, 3...; PESTING!)
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To: garjog; SunkenCiv
5-1-4-8-3-2-6-7.
12 posted on 01/16/2012 8:00:37 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Pesting! Pesting! Pesting 1, 2, 3...; PESTING!)
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To: SunkenCiv

This is a great post -

Could you add me to the GGG ping list please?

Thanks.


13 posted on 01/16/2012 9:21:09 PM PST by Eldon Tyrell (question,.)
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To: mountainlion

Oh my. A boat excavated deep inland away from water. What could have possibly caused the climate to change so much? Why, the industrial revolution, of course! Its YOUR fault!

East Anglia - Do not question my authoritay!


14 posted on 01/17/2012 3:09:08 AM PST by rusty millet
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To: ApplegateRanch

I think we use fiat mean spirals now.

...aaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnndddddd...

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15 posted on 01/17/2012 5:39:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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