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The 7 Biggest Archaeology Finds of 2016

We’ve learned quite a bit about the past in the past 12 months. Heritage Daily rounds up the top archaeological discoveries of 2016, from an ancient Greek city to a shrine dedicated to a Viking king:

A well-preserved Bronze Age settlement of wooden homes on stilts in England

The ancient Greek city of Vlochós, which hit its peak around 2,400 years ago

A 1,600-year-old shipwreck in Caesarea, Israel

A lost city first established 5,000 years ago in Iraq

An Iron Age monument built 2,500 years ago in Britain

A shrine to a Viking saint-king in Norway

Structures in a French cave likely made by Neanderthals 176,500 years ago

Click for the full list, which includes the mummy of an Egyptian queen.

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