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Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2016

Posted on Dec, 28, 2016
Contributed to WCHV by WCHV

2016 has revealed an amazing array of archaeological discoveries, pushing the boundaries of scientific research and our understanding of the past. The following list represents 10 of the most exciting announcements across the year.

1 – Bronze Age stilt houses unearthed in East Anglian Fens

2 – Swedish Archaeologists Discover Unknown Ancient City in Greece

3 – Spectacular cargo of ancient shipwreck found in Caesarea

4 – Significant Bronze Age city discovered in Northern Iraq

5 – Archaeologists uncover massive 2500 year old Iron Age Mound

6 – Archaeologists in Norway discover church and altar of Viking King Olav Haraldsson

7 – Structures in French cave sheds new light on the Neanderthals

8 – Pharaonic boat burial uncovered in Abydos, Egypt

9 – The Roman shoe hoard of Vindolanda

10 – Mummified remains identified as Egyptian Queen Nefertari


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