six golden bowls were recovered. The objects were deposited in the soil in the Late Bronze Age during the period 1000-800 BC. The rich gold and bronze finds from this area are evidence that there was particular wealth there. Perhaps Borgbjerg Banke was perceived as a sacred mountain that reached up to the heavenly powers. The heavy gold rings were worn by the most powerful chieftains.
Grave goods of a woman from Hverrehus, ca 1400 BC
The lur horns are Nordic wind instruments. Museum of Denmark.
The Chariot of the Sun, Trundholm, Zealand, Denmark.
Large belt consistic of many small brons rings and ornaments plates. Possible horse harness. From a bog at Gerlev, Northern Zealand, BC. Now in the Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark) in Copenhagen.
Gundestrup Cauldron Peat bog, Gundestrup (Denmark) First century B.C.E. Silver partially gilded. Diameter 69cm., Height 42cm.Copenhagen, Nationalmuseet. The Gundestrup Cauldron is a religious vessel found in Himmerland, Denmark, 1891. It was deposited in a dry section of a peat bog, dismantled with its five long rectangular plates, seven short ones and one round plate. Each plate is made of 97.0% pure silver and filled with various motifs of animals, plants and pagan deities.
Four chains with ornamental plates, perhaps horse harness. From a passege graves in Frejlev forest, Lofland BC. Now in the Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark) in Copenhagen.
Bronze Age horned helmets from Brøns Mose at Viksø (Veksø) on Zealand, Denmark. Now in the Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark) in Copenhagen.