They've been buried underground for four thousand years, but now the race is on to save eight bronze age boats that were uncovered in a quarry.
Archaeologists from York have been asked to travel to Peterborough to prevent the wood from disintegrating - but it's a specialist process that will take years. Victoria Whittam reports.
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