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The Ladby burial mound, containing a high-status ship burial - the only one so far discovered in Denmark. The remains of the Ladby ship are preserved in a museum situated in the mound itself. For more information, see http://en.vikingemuseetladby.dk/
Various tools for textile production, including fragments of woven baskets, wooden bowls, balls of yarn, tablets for weaving, beech wood needles, a slate sharpening stone, a piece of quartz, and pieces of beeswax.
A wooden box with a lid (left), shears (centre) and a flax beater for processing flax (right)
A wooden yarn winder made of beech, wooden spindles from drop spindles, a spindle whorl, and fragments of yarn found in the burial.
A stick with a runic inscription. It reads 'litiluism' which has been read as 'litill vis ma
A wooden chair made of beech, and shoes of soft leather. The illustration beside the chair depicts the traces of paint that remained on the chair.
The wooden lid of a box with a lock made of horn or whale baleen. At the back of the photograph is a handle from a box.
This chest had been broken into by grave robbers. When found, it still contained two combs, and pieces of leather and cloth.
Part of a box found in the hole dug by the grave robbers. In the foreground of the photograph is a clasp from a box.