For almost two months so far, excavators in Denmark have been uncovering the remains of hundreds of warriors who died violently about 2,000 years ago.
The evidence of violence is clear at the site, which is now a bog. Excavators reported that they have uncovered damaged human bones, including a fractured skull and a thigh bone that was hacked in half, along with axes, spears, clubs and shields.
Over the years, human bones have turned up periodically in the area.
This summer's excavation follows on work done in 2008 and 2009, when
archaeologists found single, scattered bones lying under about 6.6 feet
(2 meters) of peat on an old lake bed in the Alken Enge wetlands near
Lake Mossø in East Jutland, Denmark.
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