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Skeleton Under Ship is Iron Age

From an article published on the BBC News web site on 5th December 2005:
The remains of a skeleton found underneath a medieval ship discovered buried in the banks of the River Usk in Newport are that of an Iron age man.

Tests carried out on the bones which were found in December 2002, have shown that they date back to 170BC.

It makes the skeleton about 1,500 years older than the 15th century ship.
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Kammer Posted by Kammer
6th December 2005ce
Edited 30th March 2006ce

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