A 2,500-year-old canoe discovered in Swiss lake

Archaeologists have discovered a remarkably well-preserved dugout canoe from the Early Iron Age in Lake Neuchâtel in western Switzerland.

The 12.30-metre-long canoe was pulled out of the lake last Friday. It was resting at a depth of 3.5 metres on a sandbank on the north shore of the lake, according to the Vaud canton’s archaeology department. The canoe was unveiled to the press on Wednesday. The cantonal archaeologists were assisted...

06.09.20234 min

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