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Excavations at La Draga Neolithic site. Archaeologist excavating the wooden foundations of Neolithic huts. This is the site's chief archaeologist Antoni Palomo, carrying out measurements. This site dates from around 7000 years ago, and is mostly submerged beneath Banyoles Lake, in Catalonia, Spain. Discovered in 1990, excavation by the Centre for Underwater Archaeology of Catalonia began in 1994, uncovering a range of artefacts including ceramics, intact wooden tools and tool handles, and weapons such as bows and javelins. Reconstructions and artefacts from the site are displayed at La Draga Neolithic Park.
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