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Monmouth’s Bronze Age Boat Builders

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Monmouth’s Bronze Age Boat Builders

Message  Admin le Mer 2 Oct 2013 - 19:54

Monmouth’s Bronze Age Boat Builders
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Friday, September 27, 2013


(Peter Bere)
MONMOUTH, WALES—A pair of 100-foot-long channels in the clay could have been used to drag boats into a prehistoric lake, according to archaeologist Stephen Clarke of the Monmouth Archaeological Society. The channels are shaped like the bottom of a canoe, and are accompanied by a third smaller groove that could have been made by a boat’s support arm. No actual boat timbers have been found, but Clarke thinks the area could have supported a settlement and a boat-building industry during the Bronze Age. “I have seen 14-ton machinery sliding in the clay so it would have been easy to push a boat,” he said.


http://www.archaeology.org/news/1335-130927-wales-monmouth-bronze-age-boats

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