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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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During the excavations more than 15, items, mainly Iron Age weapons and personal equipment from AD, were found. Illerup Adal 13 Xenia Pauli Jensen. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Another explanation is that the inhabitants of Jutland served as Auxiliary in the Roman army and brought weapons and warfare with them back home.

Photographed in the Moesgaard museum Here they discovered over Sacrifices from D1, i.

Illerup Ådal

The area was subsequently excavated from till and again in Illerup Swords with Special Patterns. Many are shown in the Moesgard museum not too far form Illerup.

It was in this valley in the second century AD that warriors from Jutland placed as a sacrificial thanks for their victory, the weaponry of their defeated enemies.

A first systematic dig took place in ; artifacts were discovered in an area of about m 2. The picture below gives a taste treat. Music in Nuristan Christer Irgens-Moller. How the weapons found their way to Illerup from those regions remains a mystery.


The volumesDie Prachtausrustung, presented the more spectacular finds – the lavishly decorated and crafted equipment which presumably were the belongings of chieftains illlerup distinguished warriors – in this way giving us an insight into the organisation and social differences in an iron-age army.

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To ensure preservation of the area still holding many findings, the location has been granted a protected area status in We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Islamic Remains in Bahrain Karen Frifelt. The area covers 40 ha and although the events behind the macabre scene are unclear at the moment, many of the dead are believed to be warriors, maybe sacrificed prisoners of the wars at the time.

Illerup is not an isolated phenomena and it makes you wonder even more about the lost connection between Denmark, Scandinavia and the Roman Empire. Views Read Edit View history. Nydam Mose Flemming Rieck. Swords bend and buckles broken.

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Tybrind Vig Soren H. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Besides weapons, we have gold, silver, spear shafts, shield boards, ropes, cords, leather, textiles tools, wooden vessels, spoons, beads, four horses and a cow. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Only one large deposit; early C1b: I have dealt with that in detail in another module.

Small area at the south shore of ilkerup ancient lake. Archeological excavations also produced some findings bearing the elder futhark runic inscriptions from the earliest period.



This is also where the Roman Empire blossoms and demises. Description One of the greatest accumulated finds of Roman military equipment ever has occurred in Denmark in the Illerup Adal near the town of Skanderborg. Here is what they look like:. Written Sources and Their Archaeological Background v. Central Monumental Buildings v.

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Written Sources and Their Archaeological Background v. Home Contact Us Help Free illerjp worldwide. Excavations lasting many years resulted in more than 15, items being found.

Large amount of stuff; sunk in the middle of the old lake from a boat. Most swords were pattern welded, some displayed the complex chevrons and palmette patterns. Perhaps they were spoils of war gathered by the Germanic tribes during their border skirmishes along the northern flanks of the Roman Empire? Retrieved from ” https: Islamic Remains in Bahrain Karen Frifelt. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Large Pictures 2 – Chapter The main theme is the relationship between the Roman Empire and Northern Europe, which the sword material indeed exemplifies – the blades being mainly of Roman manufacture, while the handles and sheaths are of mixed origin. Theoderic’s “Thank You” letter. Books and Other Major Sources. Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus; Denmark. Additional Pictures chapter Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.