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Holme Timber Circle (Seahenge), discovered on the beach at Holme, Norfolk in 1998. The circle of timber posts within the intertidal zone studied and was found to have been constructed in the spring/early summer of 2049 BC, during the Early Bronze Age. Because of the perceived threat of damage and erosion from the sea a rescue excavation was undertaken and the structure was entirely excavated/removed to a location inland, despite controversy.

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#Late Bronze Age from the Netherlands- 1000 BC # I know little about this very sophisticated piece. The design is so well thought through.

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from HelloGiggles

This is what it was like to be a girl 3,400 years ago

The Egtved Girl (c. 1390–1370 BC) 16–18 yrs. Facts suggest that perhaps she was more independent than we normally think of women and had some sort of personal autonomy. “It’s possible that women of the northern Bronze Age were able to make negotiations and establish friendships by themselves, and not necessarily through marriage connections,” Flemming Kaul adds.

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