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The barrows along the ancient highways


The Valby Hegn area is unique for its great number of long barrows. In a row along the western edge of the forest, six large barrows lie in the land as they would have at the verge of an ancient highway. The great barrows were built circa 3500-3200 BC and were used for…

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Barrows and passage graves are often clustered, defining the territory of the Stone Age village.…

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