Bronze Age canoe discovered in Wales

May 7, 2019 - General

Archaeological work on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd bypass has revealed a large burnt mound around 3500 years old with three troughs beneath, one possibly being a dug-out canoe which could be a substantial discovery.

The large section of timber that could date back to at least 1500BC
[Credit: Welsh Government]Whilst burnt mounds are fairly common sites and are usually found close to water, the unearthing of a trough measuring around…

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