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time capsule

noun [C] uk   us  
a container that is filled with objects considered to be typical of the present period in history and then buried, so that it can be dug up and studied much later
(Definition of time capsule from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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