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Seahenge on display

From Lynn News:

"VISITORS will be taken back in time 4,000 years when (King's) Lynn Museum re-opens to the public on Tuesday (1st April) after its £1.2 million redevelopment.

For on display for the first time will be Seahenge – the man-made timber circle found on Holme beach in 1998 which has been hailed one of Britain's most exciting archaeological discoveries.

A new gallery has been created to show half the 55 preserved timbers from the circle and the giant upturned oak stump they surrounded, against an illuminated backdrop of Holme beach today."

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Old timbers bring in new visitors

A Norfolk museum has recorded a large increase in visitors since opening a unique display of the Bronze Age wood circle known as Seahenge.

The Lynn Museum in King's Lynn underwent a £1.2m redevelopment before the exhibition was opened last month.

Norfolk Museums Service said 1,500 visited in its opening month, 73% more year-on-year before the display opened.

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baza Posted by baza
31st March 2008ce
Edited 13th May 2008ce

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