Friday, 21 September 2018

German exhibit - ancient battles, religion, migration

The exhibition showcases more than 1,000 major archaeological finds from the past 20 years and reveals how Germany has been at the heart of European trade, migration, and conflict since the Stone Age. The exhibit is at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin.Skull unearthed in the Tollense Valley
A river God mask from Roman-era in CologneThe Nebra sky disk is dated to around 1600 B.C. It is a plate-size object of gold and bronze, depicting the sun, moon phases and the Pleiades star cluster. It is considered one of the first astronomical depictions in history.
Three spectacular hats made from sheet gold believed to have been worn by early Celtic priests.
Perfectly preserved gravestone of a trader named Sextus Haparonius Iustinus, who sold cosmetics and perfumes.
A stone memorial of a deceased Roman cavalryman.
See ----->Secrets of Europe's most ancient battlefield - Tollense Valley