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Above. The excavation was extended to reveal the southern end of the boat. Note the pair of 'rails' running down the centre, and forking at the right to form the 'Y-shaped' end of the boat. The two rails are each on a different plank, and hold the cross-timbers that fasten the two planks together.

Right. Detail of the Yshaped end of the boat. Note, running across the top-left corner, the hollowed out quartertree-trunk that formed the join between the bottom and the side of the boat.

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