Archaeology of Denmark
The Archaeology of Denmark is important for the science of archaeology as a whole for several reasons. For one thing, the history and prehistory of the area, presents an extraordinary rich and varied ...
Types of megalithic monuments in northeastern Germany
The various types of megalithic monuments in northeastern Germany were last compiled by Ewald Schuldt in the course of a project to excavate megalithic tombs from the Neolithic Era, which was conducte...
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Kragehul I
Kragehul I (DR 196 U) is a migration period lance-shaft found on Funen, Denmark. It is now in the collection of the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. The spear shaft was found in 1877 d...
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Egtved Girl
The Egtved Girl [ˈɛɡtʋɛð] (c. 1390–1370 BC) was a Nordic Bronze Age girl whose well-preserved remains were discovered outside Egtved, Denmark in 1921. Aged 16–18 at death, she was slim, 16...
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Funnelbeaker culture
The Funnel(-neck-)beaker culture, short TRB or TBK from (German) Trichter(-rand-)becherkultur (ca 4300 BC–ca 2800 BC) was an archaeological culture in north-central Europe. It developed as a tec...
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Guardian stones
Guardian stones (German: Wächtersteine) are standing stones, always occurring in pairs, at the corners of rectangular and trapezoidally-arranged stone enclosures (hunebeds) around a dolmen. They a...
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Koelbjerg Woman
The Koelbjerg Woman is the oldest known bog body and also the oldest set of human bones found in Denmark, dated to the time of the Maglemosian culture around 8000 BC. Her remains are held in the Fyn...
Simple dolmen
The simple dolmen (German: Urdolmen, literally "ancient dolmen") or primeval dolmen is an early form of dolmen or megalithic tomb that occurs especially in Northern Europe. The term was defined by...
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Moesgård Museum
Moesgaard Museum (MOMU) is a Danish regional museum dedicated to archaeology and ethnography. It is situated in Højbjerg, a suburb of Aarhus, Denmark. Moesgård Museum is situated at an elevation of 60...
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Giebichenstein
The Giebichenstein in Stöckse, Germany, is one of the biggest erratic boulders of Northern Germany. A picture of the Giebichenstein is part of the emblem of the Stöckse municipality.There is the suppo...
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Lindholm Høje
Lindholm Høje (Lindholm Hills, from Old Norse haugr, hill or mound) is a major Viking burial site and former settlement situated to the north of and overlooking the city of Aalborg in Denmark.
The...
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Stenseby
Stenseby is a small settlement near St Bodil's Church in the southeast of the Danish island of Bornholm. For a time, an active community grew up around Bodilsker Station on the Rønne–Nexø railway whic...
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Trundholm sun chariot
The Trundholm sun chariot (Danish: Solvognen), is a late Nordic Bronze Age artifact discovered in Denmark. It is a representation of the sun chariot, a bronze statue of a horse and a large bronz...
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Nordic megalith architecture
Nordic megalith architecture is an ancient architectural style found in Northern Europe, especially Scandinavia and North Germany, that involves large slabs of stone arranged to form a structure. It e...
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National Museum of Denmark
The National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet) in Copenhagen is Denmark’s largest museum of cultural history, comprising the histories of Danish and foreign cultures, alike. The museum's main buildin...
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Golden Horns of Gallehus
The Golden Horns of Gallehus were two horns made of sheet gold, discovered in Gallehus, north of Møgeltønder in Southern Jutland, Denmark.The horns date to the early 5th century, i.e. the beginning o...
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Roman Iron Age weapon deposits
A number of weapon deposits, intentional burial of weapons stashes either for sacrifice or burial, are known from the Roman Iron Age of Scandinavia. It represents one period of Bog deposits in Scandin...
Kong Asgers Høj
Kong Asgers Høj is a large passage grave on the island of Møn in Denmark.
12°08′25″E / 54.95717°N 12.14031°E / 54.95717; 12.14031
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Bogø
Bogø is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, just west of Møn. The population is 1,108 (1 January 2013) with 870 living in the only town on the island, Bogø By. The island is approximately 7 km lon...
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Odin from Lejre
Odin from Lejre is a small cast silver figurine from approximately 900 C.E., depicting an individual on a throne wearing a floor-length dress, an apron, four bead necklaces, a neck ring, a cloak and a...
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Elp culture
The Elp culture (c. 1800—800 BCE) is a Bronze Age archaeological culture of the Netherlands having earthenware pottery of low quality known as "Kümmerkeramik" (also "Grobkeramik") as a marker. The ini...
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Ertebølle culture
The Ertebølle culture (ca 5300 BC – 3950 BC) ([ˈæɐdəˌbølə]) is the name of a hunter-gatherer and fisher, pottery-making culture dating to the end of the Mesolithic period. The culture was concent...
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Polygonal dolmen
The polygonal dolmen (German: Polygonaldolmen) is a visually very attractive megalithic architectural structure and is therefore often depicted as the archetypal dolmen. It is encountered especial...
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Haraldskær Woman
The Haraldskær Woman (or Haraldskjaer Woman) is a bog body of a woman found naturally preserved in a bog in Jutland, Denmark, and dating from about 490 BCE (pre-Roman Iron Age). Workers found the body...
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