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Neolithic tomb unearthed in England

Archaeologists digging ahead of construction in northern England have uncovered a Neolithic barrow.

A 5,000 year old complete funeral urn has been excavated on housing development land in Silsden.

The late Neolithic pot was dug up from the site of an ancient barrow in what archaeologists have described as an ‘exciting find.’

Arrow heads, pottery, and flint tools have also been unearthed during the seven week dig before Barratt Homes begin building work.

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Story: Keighley Online | Photo: Keighley Online

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