Hundreds of thousands of Northern Ireland's archaeological items are lying unclassified
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Northern Ireland artefacts 'stockpiled in bags and boxes'

25 March 2014 Last updated at 18:22 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of archaeological items recovered from historic sites in Northern Ireland are lying unclassified in plastic bags and boxes.

They are often being kept outside the jurisdiction because there is no proper facility to store them.

BBC News NI's Kevin Magee reports.