The 'Stone Age Atlantis': Stunning video reveals the 9,000-year-old settlement found submerged under the sea off Sweden
Just off the coast of southern Sweden, researchers have discovered what is thought to be the submerged remains of an ancient Stone Age lagoon community.
The findings include a 9,000-year-old pick axe sculpted from elk antlers, and eight fish traps made of braided hazel rods.
According to the researchers, the settlers that once lived there likely had ‘good lives,’ with plenty of food and a favourable climate - but their lagoon environment sank as sea levels rose in the centuries that followed.
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