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.

Author: Togor Mahn
Country: Sao Tome and Principe
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 3 April 2005
Pages: 224
PDF File Size: 12.64 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.49 Mb
ISBN: 773-2-27227-136-1
Downloads: 68142
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tegrel

Photographed in the Moesgaard museum The skeletal remains of hundreds of Illedup Age warriors were found in andduring a large scale archaeological excavation carried out as project work by students of Aarhus University in what was likely a lake bed when the remains were placed there about 2, years ago. Landesmuseum Schleswig-Holstein in Schleswig, Germany. Central Monumental Buildings v. Music in Nuristan Christer Irgens-Moller.

During the excavations more than 15, items, mainly Iron Age weapons and personal equipment from AD, were found.

Illerup Adal: Die Lanzen und Speere [Hardback]

All over the bog. I have dealt with that in detail in another module. This means that it was a costum to the local inhabitants to make these kinds of sacrifices. Multivariate Archaeology Torsten Madsen.

Illerup Adal, Volumes : Claus Von Carnap-Bornheim :

Large Pictures chapter Tybrind Vig Soren H. It aal generally agreed, that the findings are enemy equipment captured after victories, and then thrown into the lake, as a votive offering to the gods. Besides weapons, we have gold, silver, spear shafts, shield boards, ropes, cords, leather, textiles tools, wooden vessels, spoons, beads, four horses and a cow.


Nydam Mose Flemming Rieck.

Old Sagas, Heroes and Swords. The area was subsequently excavated from till and again in Looking for beautiful books? By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Many mass-produced roman swords, spearheads etc. 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.

The Best Books of Three major and apparently unrelated places Aeal, C.

Between – an area of about Illerup Adal, Volumes Spear and lance points outnumberd everything by far; just like in Nydam or other places.

Not much seems to have been published about the mass grave.

Nydam Mose Flemming Rieck. The prettier the equipment the bigger the destruction. Multivariate Archaeology Torsten Madsen.

Northern Sword Types of the First Millennium. Theoderic’s “Thank You” letter. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Here goes the “sacrificed weapons were brought back form successful business trips” hypothesis! Other volumes deal with spear and lance points, personal belongings comb, tools, Other books in this series.

Illerup Ådal

Central Monumental Buildings v. Dendrochronology of adql shield boards shows that the deposition was soon after AD, the last coin found was minted in AD. Through the systematic analysis, registration and identification of each individual item, it has been possible to track most of the weapons back to the independent Germania or to the Roman Empire.

Looking for beautiful books?


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. 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 aadal through the Viking city of Aros, an older name for Aarhus.

Many are shown in the Moesgard museum not too far form Illerup. An enemy who was very organised and may even have come by ship from other parts of Scandinavia. The link leads to the critical museum guide where you can read in detail why I liked that museum a lot but was not always happy about details. The illerup have been carried out in international cooperation, i.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This page was last edited on 19 Juneat Not to mention the Grauballe Man, who is one of the best preserved bog bodies in the world. The dig has produced a large quantity of skeletal remains, and we believe that they will give us the answers to some of our questions about what kind of events led up to the army ending up here.

Remains of at least dead warriors were found, just about 2 km from one of the places of major weapon sacrifices. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.