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Archaeologists find 1300-year-old ski in Norway

Oppland county, Norway.
Oppland county, Norway. Image by Jarle Naustvik / CC BY 2.0

Archaeologists working in Oppland county in Norway have announced some of the treasures discovered in the mountains, including a ski thought to be around 1300 years old. Melting glaciers in the region mean that ancient objects are being uncovered more frequently than ever before, and the beautifully-preserved ski is thought to be one of the oldest ever found. Other items uncovered include a 6000-year-old arrow shaft and a 3400-year-old shoe. Read more: newsinenglish.no