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4,000-year-old Amber Necklace Has Been Unearthed In England

by Pat Coate | December 16, 2008
"The fact that it has been found in the north west of England is pretty amazing and extremely rare."
- Peter Noble, University of Manchester spokesperson

Manchester, England, UK - A 4,000-year-old amber necklace has been unearthed in England. The rare find was unearthed from a stone-lined grave -- known as a Cist -- excavated by the team from The University of Manchester Field Archaeology Centre and Mellor Archaeological Trust.

It was discovered by Vicky Nash from of the Mellor Archaeological Trust.

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