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Scientists discover new material from Sutton Hoo ship burial

Scientists have discovered a new material to add to the collection of treasures from the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial - bitumen from the Middle East. The 7th century ship-burial at Sutton Hoo was first excavated in 1939 and is famous for the spectacular treasure that was found [Credit: University of Aberdeen]The 7th century burial site in East Anglia is the most richly furnished grave ever discovered in Britain. Fragments of black organic...

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