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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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The picture below gives a taste treat. The area was subsequently excavated from till and again in Archeological excavations also produced some findings bearing the elder futhark runic inscriptions from the earliest period. Music in Nuristan Christer Irgens-Moller. Around C3 – D1, i. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x 84mm 5, A lot more bones are waiting for discovery up to men is the guess.

Theoderic’s “Thank You” letter. During the excavations more than 15, items, mainly Iron Age weapons and personal equipment from AD, were found. Many mass-produced roman swords, spearheads etc. Islamic Remains in Bahrain Karen Frifelt. Dispatched from the UK in 10 business days When will my order arrive? Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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Looking for beautiful books? Here, as in the previous volumes, you will find full documentation of finds and contexts supplemented by deluxe photos in Vol. Through the systematic analysis, registration and identification of each individual item, it has been possible to track most of adwl weapons back to the independent Germania or to the Roman Empire.


Photographed in the Moesgaard museum Views Read Edit View history. The skeletal remains of hundreds of Iron Age warriors were found in andduring a large scale archaeological excavation carried out as project work by students of Aarhus University in lllerup was likely a lake bed when the remains were placed there about 2, years ago.

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Written Sources and Their Archaeological Background v. To ensure preservation of the area still holding many findings, the location has been granted a protected area status in 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. Swords bend and buckles broken. Another explanation is that the inhabitants of Jutland served as Auxiliary in the Roman army and brought weapons and warfare with them back home.

Home Illreup Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Moesgaard Museum MOMU in Aarhus is the largest archeological museum in Jutland, and here you can see some incredible findings from different time periods, ranging from fine bronze age jewelry to a journey through the Viking city of Aros, an older name for Aarhus.

Illerup Adal 11 and 12 (2 vols)

Spear and lance points outnumberd everything by far; just like in Nydam or other places. Not to mention the Grauballe Man, who is one of the best preserved bog bodies in the world. 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. Only one large deposit; early C1b: Multivariate Archaeology Torsten Madsen.


Central Monumental Buildings v. Other volumes deal with spear and lance points, personal belongings comb, tools, It is said that Denmark, who was never occupied by the Romans, has the biggest and best preserved collection of Roman swords outside of Italy.

Maybe the proto Vikings there felt the urge for a bit of adventure every now and then and went on boat trips to their southern neighbors, sometimes without return ticket.

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Here is what they look illeruo. The Best Books of Retrieved from ” https: Additional Pictures chapter Old Sagas, Heroes and Swords. Large Pictures chapter Illerup is not an isolated phenomena and it makes you wonder even more about the lost connection between Denmark, Scandinavia and the Roman Empire.

Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus; Denmark. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Three major illetup apparently unrelated places A,B, C. Lance top and spear bottom spoints Large picture. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.