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Melting snow reveals remarkably well-preserved 5,400-year-old bow and arrows used to hunt reindeer in Norway

 

  • The ancient artefacts were found in the Trollheim and Dovre mountains a few hours south of Trondheim in Norway
  • Archaeologists from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology believe the discovery demonstrates the worrying effects of climate change
  • The bow is made from elm wood that would have been found on the lower part of the mountains, while the arrow tips are made from slate

 

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