Nordic Bronze Age
The Nordic Bronze Age (also Northern Bronze Age) is the name given by Oscar Montelius to a period and a Bronze Age culture in Scandinavian prehistory, c. 1700–500 BC, with sites that reached as far ea...
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Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World
Rock paintings and engravings are among the world's oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and civilizations that have produced them. Depictions o
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Mar 9, 2013 ... The Bronze Age in southern Scandinavia surpasses most of bronze age europe. It is the richest period of finds, crafts, creativity and artistic ...
Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World
Rock paintings and engravings are among the world's oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and civilizations that have produced them. Depictions o
Ajvide
18°09′27″E / 57.28167°N 18.15747°E / 57.28167; 18.15747Ajvide (Ajvideboplatsen) is located on the western coast of Gotland, Sweden, in the parish of Eksta, diocese of Visby. ...
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Grevensvænge figurines
11°48′36″E / 55.185°N 11.810°E / 55.185; 11.810The Grevensvænge hoard is a find of the late Nordic Bronze Age (roughly dating to between 800 BC and 500 BC), discovered in the ...
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Hassle
Hassle (59°21′N 15°22′E / 59.350°N 15.367°E / 59.350; 15.367) is a location in Närke, Sweden, where a Celtic treasure was found in 1936.The treasure comprises a large bronze ca...
Daensen folding chair
The Daensen folding chair consists of the metallic remains of a folding chair which were discovered in 1899 in sand from a Bronze Age tumulus near Daensen, a part of Buxtehude, Lower Saxony, Germany. ...
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Borremose bodies
Borremose bodies (Bor-EM-oh-SA) is the collective name for three bog bodies found in the Borremose peat bog in Himmerland, Denmark. Recovered between 1946 and 1948, the bodies of a man and two women h...
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Stone ship
The Stone ship or ship setting was an early burial custom, characteristically Scandinavian but also found in Northern Germany and the Baltic states. The grave or cremation burial is surrounded by tigh...
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Ughtasar Petroglyphs
Ughtasar Petroglyphs (Armenian: Ուղտասարի ժայռապատկերներ) are petroglyphs found in Armenia. There are dozens of rock carvings, known as "Itsagir", found in the territory of Armenia. Reproductions ...
Sagaholm
Sagaholm is a Bronze Age cairn located just south of Jönköping, Sweden. The site had a large barrow from the early Nordic Bronze Age. It had a circle of slabs of sandstone, probably as many as 100. ...
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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Cueva Ahumada
Cueva Ahumada is an archaeological site located within several canyons in the La Rinconada village, García Municipality, in the Nuevo León state, México. Cave painting in northeastern Mexico covers tw...
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The King's Grave
14°14′E / 55.683°N 14.233°E / 55.683; 14.233The King's Grave near Kivik (Kungagraven i Kivik, Kiviksgraven) in the southeastern portion of the Swedish province of Skåne is wha...
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Horned helmet
European Bronze Age and Iron Age horned helmets are known from a number of depictions, but few actual finds. Headpieces mounted with animal horns or replicas of them also occur, as in the Mesolithic S...
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Water glyphs
Water glyphs are a recurring type of petroglyph found across the American southwest, but primarily in southern Utah, northern Arizona, and Nevada. The symbols are thought to be of ancient origin, (pe...
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Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
The stone carvings of Val Camonica (Camonica Valley) are located in the Province of Brescia, Italy, and constitute one of the largest collections of prehistoric petroglyphs in the world. The collec...
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Borremose
Borremose is a raised bog in central Himmerland, Denmark south east of the town of Aars. The name translates directly as 'Borre'-bog, where 'Borre' might well be a derivation of the old word burgh mea...
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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Tierkrieger
In Germanic mythology, Odin (from Old Norse Óðinn) is a widely attested god. In Old Norse sources, where most surviving information about the god stems, Odin is associated with healing, death, royalty...
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Lur
A lur, also lure or lurr, is a long natural blowing horn without finger holes that is played by embouchure. Lurs can be straight or curved in various shapes. The purpose of the curves was to make long...
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Ixtlán del Rio (archaeological site)
Ixtlán del Rio is an archaeological site located in the Ixtlán del Rio municipality, on the south west region of the Nayarit State, Mexico. It is also known as “Los Toriles” and contains the only vest...
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Petroglyph
Petroglyphs (also called rock engravings) are pictogram and logogram images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, and abrading. Outside North America, scholars oft...
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List of rock carvings in Norway
This article contains a list of rock carvings in Norway.
Rock carvings in the different counties of Norway:
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Swastika Stone
1°51′43″W / 53.91889°N 1.86194°W / 53.91889; -1.86194The Swastika Stone is a stone adorned with a Swastika located on the Woodhouse Crag, on the Northern edge of Ilkley Moor i...
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Pictish stones
A Pictish stone is a type of monumental stele, generally carved or incised with symbols or designs. A few have ogham inscriptions. Located in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde-Forth line and on the ...
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Pictogram
A pictogram, also called a pictogramme, pictograph, or simply picto, and also an 'icon', is an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. Pictographs ar...
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