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Kvinder og mænd i bronzealderen - Nationalmuseet Skrydstrupkvinden og den unge mand fra Borum Eshøj er to af bronzealderens kendte ansigter

Skrydstrup The woman and the young man from Borum Eshøj are two of the Bronze Age familiar faces.

danish bogs | The one on the right is based upon a Danish find . It is also believed ...

Discovered in a bog burial in Denmark, so-called Huldremose Woman lived around C., so a bit early for Viking. Query: how much/how quickly did fashion change in those days?

UK’s north-south divide dates back to Vikings, says archaeologist | Society | The Guardian

UK’s north-south divide dates back to Vikings, says archaeologist

UK’s north-south divide dates back to Vikings, says archaeologist | Society | The Guardian

The Borum Eshoj costume, also in the National Museum of Denmark.  Note the resemblance to the Egtved Girl's costume, also on this board.

Bronstijd - The Borum Eshoj costume without the skirt, also in the National Museum of Denmark. Note the resemblance to the Egtved Girl's costume.

An amazing discovery of 2,000 year old mummies in the Tarim basin of Western China occurred in the early 90s. But more amazing than the discovery itself was the astonishing fact that the mummies were blond haired and long nosed.  In 1993, Victor Mayer a college professor collected DNA from the mummies and his tests verified that the bodies were all of European genetic stock. Ancient Chinese texts from as early as the first millennium BC do mention groups of far-east dwelling caucasian…

Gallery An amazing discovery of year old mummies in the Tarim basin of Western China occurred in the early But more amazing than the discovery itself was the astonishing fact that the mummies were blond haired and long nosed.

in denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. he still had hair, skin, and a five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it was a recent murder victim and called the police. upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. in fact, the body was from 300-400 BC, and was shockingly well preserved by the peat.

an EXTREMELY well preserved body from circa 500 - 600 BC found in Denmark in he still had skin, hair, and a five o clock shadow. he was found when two brothers were digging in peat to use for fuel. the peat is what preserved him so well.

Bronze age ( 1300 BC) tomb of a 18 y/o woman from Skrydstrup in Denmark. She wore a short-sleeved tunic, woven in wool with embroidery on the sleeves and neckline. Her hair is styled in a particular style, forward, and attached by a cord of wool. This hairstyle was then covered with a fishnet horsehair. She also had a wool cap made ​​by the technique sprang.

Bronze age ( 1300 BC) tomb of a 18 y/o woman from Skrydstrup in Denmark. She wore a short-sleeved tunic, woven in wool with embroidery on the sleeves and neckline. Her hair is styled in a particular style, forward, and attached by a cord of wool. This hairstyle was then covered with a fishnet horsehair. She also had a wool cap made ​​by the technique sprang.

Not all drinking bowls were imported. In Denmark people made bowls from wood with attractive patterns of hammered-in tin tacks. This was found in the mound Store Kongehøj at Kongeåen. Bronze, find, offerings.

Not all drinking bowls were imported. In Denmark people made bowls from wood with attractive patterns of hammered-in tin tacks. This was found in the mound Store Kongehøj at Kongeåen.

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