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From to and from to MOMU made excavations in the area around the river valley of Illerup Ådal, south of Aarhus. Here they discovered. Illerup Adal 11 and 12 (2 vols) by Marcin Biborski, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. One of the greatest accumulated finds of Roman military equipment ever has occurred in Denmark in the Illerup Adal near the town of Skanderborg. It was in this.

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Many mass-produced roman swords, spearheads etc. The link leads to the critical museum guide where you can read in detail why I liked that museum a lot but was not always happy about details.

It is definitely worth it! Sacrifices from D1, i. To ensure preservation of the area still holding many findings, the location has been granted a protected area status in We need to wait for illerjp else will come up, and how this new discovery will change the present viewpoint about Danish bog sacrifices.

Other volumes deal with spear and lance points, personal belongings comb, tools, Old Sagas, Heroes and Swords. Excavations lasting many years resulted in more than 15, items being found.

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Illerup Adal 11 and 12 (2 vols)

Museums in Athens and Olympia. Illerup is not an isolated phenomena and it makes you wonder even more about the lost connection between Denmark, Scandinavia and the Roman Empire.

Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany. Interestingly, the spear, lances shields etc, were made in Scandinavia while most of the swords, as well as many sword sheaths and belts, were imported from the Roman empire.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Another explanation is that the inhabitants of Jutland served as Auxiliary in the Roman army and brought weapons and warfare with them back home. It is generally agreed, that the findings are enemy equipment captured after victories, and then thrown into the lake, as a votive offering to the gods.

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This means that it was a costum to the local inhabitants to make these kinds of sacrifices. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

An enemy who was very organised illefup may even have come by ship from other parts of Scandinavia. Tybrind Vig Soren H.

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How the weapons found their way to Illerup from those regions remains a mystery. Photographed in the Moesgaard museum Multivariate Archaeology Torsten Madsen. This mass murder, in line with the quaint old customs of the time “vae victis”; woe to the vanquished ones took place around 50 AD, long before the first known weapon sacrifice.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The conditions were excellent – a lot of artifacts illerip swords in near perfect conditions were found. Looking for beautiful books? Nydam Mose Flemming Rieck. When the area was drained infirst discoveries were made – and it has never quite stopped ever since.

Not to mention the Grauballe Man, who is one of kllerup best preserved bog bodies in the world.

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Multivariate Archaeology Torsten Madsen.