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Mandens dragt i bronzealderen:  Huer. Der er fundet huer i flere mandsgrave fra bronzealderen. Der findes to typer: de omhyggeligt forarbejdede rundpuldede huer, og de mere simple huer. De rundpuldede huer er fundet i egekistegravene fra Borum Eshøj A i Østjylland, i Trindhøj og Guldhøj i Sydjylland og i Muldbjerg i Vestjylland. De rundpuldede huer består af flere lag tekstil, der blev stukket sammen. På ydersiden er der påsyet et tæt lag af tynde tråde med filtede knuder. Denne teknik…

Huen fra Guldhøj, som på et tidspunkt er blevet omdannet til en slags hætte.

Bronze knife whose handle is made as a female figure wearing cord skirt. Found by Itzehoe in Holstein.

Bronze knife whose handle is made as a female figure wearing cord skirt. Found by Itzehoe in Holstein. See also Egtved Girl and that bog body found in a cord skirt [Denmark?

Gold Arm Ring; Bronze Age; Niløse near Holbæk, Denmark Like the other sacrificial finds from the Bronze Age, they were deposited in lakes, bogs, wells and hills or beside large stones. These arm rings constitute some of the most important finds of the Bronze Age, and were made in many variations in both bronze and gold; likely worn by men since they are found only in men’s graves. Bronze Age arm rings are usually worn in appearance, indicating that they were well used items.

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The Guldhøj find. Besides the folding chair, the grave contained two wooden vessels, a bark bucket, a bronze axe, a bronze brooch and a bronze dagger in a scabbard made of wood.

Besides the folding chair, the grave contained two wooden vessels, a bark bucket, a bronze axe, a bronze brooch and a bronze dagger in a scabbard made of wood.

Kvindernes bælteprydelser. Mens mandens status blev markeret af sværdet, blev en kvindes status markeret af store bælteprydelser, også kaldet bælteplader og bæltedåser. Både sværd og bælteprydelser vidner om bronzestøbningens høje niveau. Der var tale om forfinet kunsthåndværk. I ældre bronzealder var bælteprydelser og sværd ofte udsmykket med spiraler. I yngre bronzealder blev forskellige cirkel- og stjernemønstre moderne.  Hængekarrenes udvikling og bæremåde.

In the Danish Bronze Age men's status was shown in their swords and women's in their elaborate belt buckles or belt ornaments. On the front the buckle was a disc, on the back a tin, called a hanging bowl. Over time they grew in size, as shown.

Iron Age, Medieval

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