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Out of the Norwegian glaciers: Lendbreen—a tunic from the early first millennium AD

  • Marianne Vedeler (a1) and Lise Bender Jørgensen (a2)
Abstract

As the temperature rises each year, the assemblages of prehistoric hunters emerge from the ice. Archaeologists in Norway are now conducting regular surveys in the mountains to record the new finds. A recent example presented here consists of a whole tunic, made of warm wool and woven in diamond twill. The owner, who lived in the late Iron Age (third–fourth centuries AD), was wearing well-worn outdoor clothing, originally of high quality.

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