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By Jackson Vernon
Tens of thousands of Aboriginal artefacts, some potentially dating back 5,000 years, have been uncovered in an archaeological investigation in Newcastle.
They were found during a dig alongside construction of one of New South Wales’s largest infrastructure projects – the Hunter Expressway.
Experts searched the 40-kilometre stretch of road over an eight-year period.
Archaeologist Jan Wilson says 122 Aboriginal sites were identified, mainly on elevated areas and close to fresh water.
Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-13/aboriginal-artefacts-uncovered-in-nsw-hunter-expressway/5258770
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