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The South Scandinavian barrows with well-preserved oak-log coffins

  • Mads Kähler Holst (a1), Henrik Breuning-Madsen (a2) and Marianne Rasmussen (a3)
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Recent archaeological and pedological research on South Scandinavian Bronze Age barrows reveals that the remarkable conditions of preservation in a number of mounds are the result of particular construction techniques or special activities during construction. Augerings indicate that the phenomenon is concentrated within specific groups of barrows with central positions in a hypothetical Bronze Age communication system.

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