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Denmark - the gilded side of the Trundholm sun chariot

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The Trundholm sun chariot (Danish: Solvognen), is a late Nordic Bronze Age artifact discovered in Denmark. It is a representation of the sun chariot, a bronze statue of a horse and a large bronze disk, which are placed on a device with spoked wheels.

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The ‘Solvognen’, also known as the ‘Trundholm Sun-Chariot’; excavated from a burial mound at Trundholm Mose in North-Western Zealand [Denmark]. This Nordic funerary artifact represents arguably one of the finest example of Norse craftsmanship from the Early Bronze-Age period.

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Trundholm Mose solvogn 5

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The Sun Holder, Found somewhere in Denmark. The Sun was worshipped in the danish Bronze-age. The sun disc is made of amber, and when hold towards the light a cross appears.

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IBERO-CELTIC SCULPTURE 10TH-6TH BCE Bronze cult-wagon with a man on horseback and animals (9th-5th BCE), from Merida, Spain. See also 07-02-01/14 Musee des Antiquites Nationales, St-Germain-en-Laye, France

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Bronze age razor from Kastrup ved Hørby på Sjælland - National museum of DenMark

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Dragon kubbestol [chair] carved from a log. A design from Norway with "Viking" imagery. This is neat. Maybe I need to learn how to carve wood!

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Danish Bog Man - I've seen him and other "bog people" excavated from the peat bogs. Amazing that they were so well preserved... look at all that hair!

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Frá Store norske leksikon > Historie > Arkeologi > Nordisk arkeologi

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