Farmer with plough and animal. Bronze statuette from the Saone River, France. (c) Photograph by Erich Lessing
The lur from Folvisdam, near Skanderborg, has small bird-shaped appendages on its chain
BRONZE AGE DIADEM, URNFIELD CULTURE, CARPATHIAN BASIN REGION, CIRCA 1200-800 BC It is not clear precisely how this headpiece would have been worn, though stone sculptures from an earlier period suggest that the spiral terminals would have been in the back, pointing downward. Diadems, which are extremely rare, were probably worn exclusively by women and children of high rank.