The Mesolithic Age: the earliest period

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The Mesolithic Age – heaven on Earth?

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Ole Grøn
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Ole Grøn

Submerged landscape reveals the answers

Møllegabet's deepest area has been protected from wind and weather. A rapid rise in water…

Søren H. Andersen
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Søren H. Andersen

New revelations about the first farmers

The Norsminde find gave modern archaeologists their first chance to excavate a midden with layers…

Søren H. Andersen
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The fishing farmers of Krabbesholm

When the Krabbesholm middens were unearthed in 1889, the importance of the varying layers of shells…

Søren H. Andersen
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Søren H. Andersen

A trash heap of historic significance

During the mid-19th century, one of the hot topics of discussion among archaeologists was whether…

Søren H. Andersen
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Søren H. Andersen

A bog man's deathbed

Excavations of the Klosterlund Settlement have revealed only finds of flint. The Star Carr…

Søren H. Andersen
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Søren H. Andersen

The end of the Mesolithic Period

The shell piles were definitively dated to the Stone Age in 1850. The discussion then emerged about…

Anders Fischer
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Anders Fischer

Dreaming of a bog find

Many Danes with a passion for the past dream of finding a beautifully knapped flint axe. Poet Jeppe…

Anders Fischer
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Anders Fischer

Hot on the trail of Ice Age man

Amateur archaeologist and High Court Barrister Erik Westerby had a mission. He wanted to prove that…

Anders Fischer
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Anders Fischer

Hunting aurochs

Stone Age hunters attacked these fast and aggressive mountains of flesh with small and roughly hewn…

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Anders Fischer

Looking out to sea

Early Stone Age man almost always lived near water. Beachside residences were as popular as they…

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