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Treasure goes up in smoke in Iron Age tombs

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Burial mounds crown the hills near Østbirk northwest of Horsens. Eight large mounds are lined up on Vorbjerg Hill, also called Slaggård Banks. The domed burial mounds in the area are fairly conventional for the Bronze Age but this group is rather special. All eight…

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Expensive bearskin burnt to a cinder

Both southern burial mounds contained urn graves. The funeral pyre has almost destroyed the grave…

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