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March 12, 2005

Bronze Age Treasure Found Off U. K. Coast

"Archeologists have discovered a treasure of Bronze Age objects during a diving expedition off the southwest coast of England, a spokesperson for the British Museum said on Tuesday.

The objects, dating from the 13th century BC include; swords, rapiers, an adze, a gold bracelet, the head of an axe and the handle of a cauldron.

They were found last summer off the coast of Salcombe, in the county of Devon, by the members of the Maritime Archeology group, which has made a number of important discoveries during the last 15 years."

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