Neolithic enclosure found in Denmark

Published on March 18th, 2017 | by admin


A neolithic enclosure has been uncovered at a construction site in Denmark.

Found at Stevns, located some 40 miles from Copenhagen, the structure is an oval palisade enclosure made by five rows of posts covering about 60,000 square feet.

“Since 2013, rescue archaeology related to large-scale development of infrastructure has allowed us to locate a number of features, but we very rarely get the opportunity to reveal such a big part of a palisade enclosure,” Pernille Rohde Sloth, the archaeologist from the Museum Southeast Denmark who led the excavation, told Seeker.

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Story: Rossella Lorenzi, Seeker | Photo: Danish Geodata Agency/Pernille Rohde Sloth

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