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25 things found frozen in Europe’s mountain ice

Europe’s glaciers and ice patches are a treasure-trove of ancient artifacts that show how civilizations and technology have changed over thousands of years. 

“The archaeological finds from the ice are a tiny silver lining to global warming,” archaeologist Lars Pilø (opens in new tab), who heads the Secrets of the Ice (opens in new tab) project in the mountainous Oppland region of central Norway, told Live Science. ‘The retreating ice has revealed itself to be an enormous deep freezer.”