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Grandmother Finds Rare Ancient Artifact — But Doesn’t Tell Experts for Over 50 Years

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A woman in Poland found a unique stone in a field and kept it. Over 50 years later, archaeologists got their first look at the stone — and identified it as a rare ancient artifact. Mariusz Buczko recently visited his grandmother, who gave him a unique stone, the Lublin Provincial Conservator of Monuments said in a Dec. 1 news release on Facebook. His grandmother found the stone over 50 years ago in a field in Biłgoraj and decided to keep it. The grandson donated the stone to a local museum, officials said. Jerzy Libera, an archaeology expert with the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, identified the stone as a rare type of flint ax from about 4,400 years ago, conservators said… (READ MORE)

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