Hjortspring Bog
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A boat for 24 men

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Hjortspring Bog on the island of Als in South Jutland is only 50 m x 45 m, so there was not much room for the 20 metre-long war canoe that was sacrificed in the bog in about 350 B.C. The Hjortspring boat was sacrificed together with 169 iron and bone arrowheads, almost…

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Built for hard weather

The Hjortspring boat was built of planks of lime tree. It weighed over 530 kg and could carry 24…