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belong to an earlier time

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The archeology and museums department only two related links are working and date back to 2014.
The stamps also feature windmills in Nutley, East Sussex, parts of which date back to the mid-1950s; Woodchurch in Kent, which dates from the early 19th century, and Ballycopeland in County Down, the last surviving example of more than 100 windmills that once stood in the region.
Archaeologists found coins and five copper buckle belts similar to those worn in London during the Middle Ages, and estimate they date back to the period between 1250 and 1450.
The archaeological sites in Thi-Qar Province, comprising amazing ancient archaeological sites, date back to the ancient historic eras of Misopotamia (Ancient Iraq), some of them dating back to the Somerian era and others to the Acadian, Babylonian, Firthian, Akhmenian, Sasanian or Islamic eras, whilst it comprises the world's most ancient archaeological hill, called "Al-Obali Hill", dating back to 6,000 BC.
His exceptional closeness with this party does not date back to last year when his son was elected as SDSM council member in Skopje and when his wife became an active member of the association of women of SDSM but dates back to 1997 when SDSM appointed him first Ombudsman of the Republic of Macedonia.
Summary: Crews clearing the site of the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attacks in New York City found a ship believed to date back to the 1700s.
The Victorian arcades date back to the mid-1800s in their present guise but, according to some historians, there have been trading arcades there virtually since the city was first populated.
Yesterday Avon and Somerset police released details of a set of car keys which date back to 1996 - the year Ms Hall disappeared.
BEIJING: An almost complete human skull fossil that could date back 100,000 years has been unearthed in China, the China Daily said yesterday, hailing it as the greatest discovery since Peking Man.
Ricotta Romana producers cite references to their specialty that date back to the 16th century.
The tradition is thought to date back to the early 14th Century, when the Lord of the Manor encouraged locals to go out and forage in the surrounding countryside to gather what they could to survive the bitter winter.
The nearly 18 million records in the citation-only database include records created by EBSCO Publishing's abstracting-and-indexing operation with proprietary data dating back to 1985 and citations for some titles back to the '60s and '70s; records from EBSCO host Electronic Journals Service, some of which date back to the early '80s; and records licensed from The British Library Document Supply Centre, covering its entire 20,000-title collection dating back to 1993.
The posters, which date back as far as the 1930s, are expected to fetch between pounds 300 and pounds 800.
Indexing dates back to 1983; abstracts date back to 1994.
Private-sector dance organizations, such as Dance Masters of America, date back to the mid-1800s, and some studios date back to long before that.