Mura dugout not as old as initially thought

Murska Sobota, 8 November - The 11-metre dugout canoe which was found on the bank of the Mura River, north-east of the country, in mid-September is much younger than initially fought, analyses of moss and wood conducted in a lab in Miami, US, have shown. The vessel most likely dates back to the 2nd half of the 16th century and is not prehistoric as originally thought.

Murska Sobota
The ancient dugout canoe found on the bank of the Mura River being submerged into Murska Sobota Lake.
Photo: Vida ToŇ°/STA

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Acient dugout canoe found on the bank of the Mura River.
Photo: institute Skupina Stik

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