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Princess Anne of the British royal family unveiled the Fenland Black Oak table - a 13m-long piece of furniture made from a 5,000-year-old fossilized oak tree.
According to the BBC, she met the team behind the Fenland Black Oak Project at Ely Cathedral, where she unveiled the table to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated in 2022 in the Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952.
The wood used in the table was uncovered in Southery, Norfolk, in 2012, the year when Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee.
The 44ft (13.4m) Fenland Black Oak, or bog oak, was found buried in farmland at Methwold Hythe, near Downham Market. According to the BBC, planks cut from the trunk will be dried over seven months in a specialist kiln.
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