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Odin from Lejre

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On the 2nd of September 2009, the local amateur archaeologist Tommy Olesen, found a small figurine, depicting the god Odin. It was found during the excavations conducted by the Roskilde …

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The Revninge-figure

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In Denmark, there has been a rise of amateur archaeologists since the turn of the century, and this has resulted in a growth of rare findings. The Revninge-figure has been …

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Viking Fortress at Erritsø

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Archeology and excavations have seen a huge boom in the Kingdom of Denmark, and new evidence from the Viking age keeps coming into the light of day in these years. …

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Viking Traffic Lights

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The debate of gender-neutral traffic lights is a phenomenon that is spreading throughout the western countries, and that is also the case in Denmark. In the city of Aarhus (Aros) …

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Viking Monument Vandalized

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During the festive Easter holidays, a celebration that is not only important to the Christians but also to the heathens, one of Denmark’s most known ancient monuments was vandalized. This …

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Golden Horns of Gallehus

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The first golden horn of Gallehus On the 20th of July, in 1639, in the village of Gallehus near the town of Møgeltønder in Southern Denmark. A poor Danish woman …

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Gjellestad Viking Ship

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In the municipality of Halden in the eastern part of Norway, the archaeologists have made yet another great discovery from the Viking age. The discovery was made right next to …