Seahenge makes waves

ONE of Britain's biggest archaeological finds is being exhibited in Norfolk - ten years after it was found on the county's coast.
The attraction, a 4,000 year old upturned oak stump and 55 timbers, with tool marks on them holding valuable information on Early Bronze Age wood-working and construction methods - had been preserved in peat and has been declared to be of international importance.
The historic landmark gained the name 'Seahenge' after tree ring dating revealed that they were cut down during the spring or early summer of 2049 BC, around the time Stonehenge was formed. Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service have now completed the redevelopment of the Lynn Museum, in the heart of King's Lynn, and have created a gallery dedicated to telling the history of Seahenge.

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