Friday, August 03, 2007

Lost civilization ditch. . . .found MfD: Czech archaeologists uncover unique Central European ditch
Archaeologists have uncovered a unique medieval ditch in Sumperk which they say is unique in Central Europe by its structure, the regional supplement to daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) and daily Denik wróte Tuesday.

The bank of the ditch is reinforced with wood that has been preserved in the ground to date, the papers write.

"We have been taken by surprise by the important find. Such a wood-reinforced medieval ditch has not been registered anywhere in Central Europe," archaeologist Vladimir Gos is quoted as saying.