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Treasure trove discovered beneath Rio de Janiero

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Treasure trove discovered beneath Rio de Janiero

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Construction workers digging for a new underground railway line in Rio de Janeiro, have discovered a huge trove of archaeological treasures.

Around 200,000 objects have been found, dating back to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Archaeologists believe many of the artefacts could have belonged to the royal family.