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Archaeological treasures found on Dartmoor

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Jewellery, animal pelts and amber beads are among the finds retrieved from a 4,000-year-old tomb.

Considered by archaeologists to be the most significant discovery ever made on the moor, the chamber ( or "cist" ) on Whitehorse Hill was opened to reveal a remarkably well-preserved burial of cremated remains.

Read More: http://www.unexplain...und-on-dartmoor

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Dumpnuts

When I first read the quoted section, I thought it said 'on the moon' not 'on the moor'. I thought to myself "Wait... WHAT?!" Thank goodness I did a double take. It's too early for me to be reading things. sleepy-smiley.gif

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moonshadow60

Amazing! It is in a part of England that is dear to me, although I will never see it in person. My father's mother grew up in the south of Devon.

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Davros of Skaro

Untainted goodies...Yay!

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Grandpa Greenman

I wish there was a link with more pictures.

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Zaranne

Jewellery...someone REALLY need to learn how to spell...

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Eldorado

Jewellery...someone REALLY need to learn how to spell...

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The different spellings of jewellery in British and American English can cause confusion. The British spelling jewellery adds -lery to jewel, while the American spellinɡ jewelry adds -ry.

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/jewellery

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