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3,000-year-old house found in Finland

Archaeologists in Finland are excavatin the remains of a house which was built 2,000-3,000 years ago.

Archaeologists from the University of Helsinki are carrying out excavations of what they say is a unique Stone Age site at Järvenkylä in Virolahti in the far south-eastern part of the country.

The most striking feature of the site is the remains of an exceptionally large dwelling that the scientists describe as a “terraced house”, in some ways like those found in many modern suburbs.

The original find was made three years ago while archaeologists were carrying out a field inventory of medieval period remains in the area .

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