A beefy bull from the Stone Age


The aurochs of Vig drowned in a woodland lake in approx. 8900 BC, its body pierced by arrows. This find offers a rare 'snapshot' of hunting in the European Mesolithic period. The full-grown bull had a shoulder height of around 1.7 metres and weighed almost a …

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Pilespidser fundet ved uroksens bryst

År: 2009 PHOTO:Anders Fischer

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Hunting aurochs

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

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