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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Looking for beautiful books? Photographed in the Moesgaard museum The prettier the equipment the bigger the destruction. When the area was drained infirst discoveries illeerup made – and it has never quite stopped ever since.
Illerup Adal: Die Lanzen und Speere [Hardback]
This means that it was a costum to the local inhabitants to make these kinds of sacrifices. Both reasons to why Roman weapons ended up in Denmark is very plausible and war made the winner throw it all in a lake. The volumesDie Prachtausrustung, presented the more spectacular finds – the lavishly decorated and crafted equipment which presumably were the belongings of chieftains and distinguished warriors – in this way giving us an insight into the organisation and social differences in ilelrup iron-age army.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. 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.
Here ilelrup what they look like:. Retrieved from ” https: Nydam Mose Flemming Rieck. This page was last edited on 19 Juneat Other books in this series. We need to wait for what else will come up, and how this new discovery will change the present viewpoint about Danish bog sacrifices.
Illerup Ådal – Wikipedia
Landesmuseum Schleswig-Holstein in Schleswig, Germany. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most swords were pattern welded, some displayed the complex chevrons and palmette zdal.
Jade Und Kupfe Lutz Klassen. Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany. It is generally agreed, that the findings are enemy equipment captured after victories, and then thrown into the lake, as a votive offering to the gods.
Not to mention the Grauballe Man, who is one of the best preserved bog bodies in the world. Excavations lasting many years resulted in more than 15, items being found.
Small area at the south shore of the ancient lake. Tybrind Vig Soren H. The analyses have been carried out in international cooperation, i.