Construction workers around the world never know what treasure they may stumble upon during excavations which is one of the reasons the construction industry is so exciting and the latest discovery has unearthed an archeological treasure dating back 5000 years.

The ancient cemetery was found in an agricultural basin near the Albanian town of Korca. The cemetery with 1000 layered graves was discovered during gas pipeline construction.

It will provide experts with more insight into the history of the area, in a country that was historically isolated by communist rule for decades.

The excavations were taking place near the village of Turan when workers found traces of a rare Neolithic settlement demarcated by holes in the ground that supported the decayed wooden skeletons of small huts.


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