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UK Trip Day 22 Part 1
Photos, art
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Hey, remember that trip I did to the UK last year? MORE PHOTOS!

On day 22 I went to Flag Fen to look at bronze age artifacts.


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The posts mark the line of a bronze-age causeway that linked the island (which now contains the museum) to the mainland.
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Reconstruction of a bronze-age round house
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Reconstruction of an Iron Age round house
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Sheena hears a noise behind her. It was a young rabbit sheltering from the rain.
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Seat of the head of the house.
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Some of the items recovered from the Fen
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Britain's oldest wheel
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A reconstruction of the wheel
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Weapons given to the bog. All these items were broken -- ie "killed" -- before being offered.
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Bronze wool shears in their case.
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An ancient breed of sheep, possibly the same breed the ancient farmer shore with his shears.
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Heh!
My friend makes fibula just like the one in the 9th picture, the tag that sez 150.
So cool to see the places you got to go!

hee!

Those pieces were buried in the fen at around 1000BC.


The beauty tested by Time.
So cool.

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