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Restored Bronze Age boats go on display

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Eight Bronze Age boats go on display this week in England after extremely meticulous preservation efforts.

The fleet of wooden boats — which included one vessel that could still float — was discovered between 2011 and 2012 in what was once a river bed outside the city of Peterborough.

Archeologists working with the Cambridge Archaeological Unit are still waiting on the results of carbon 14 dating, but they believe some of the boats date all the way back to 1,600 B.C.

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