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Archaeologists uncover medieval village in mid-Jutland

The proof is in the pebbles (photos: Archaeologists attached to the Moesgaard Museum have discovered the remnants of a small village that disappeared nearly 400 years ago near modern-day Odder in mid-Jutland. Records of Hovedstrup stretch back as far as 1300, though it’s speculated the village could be even older. The remains of a stone paved road and three modest homes were uncovered through the discovery of their post holes in the earth – structural elements typifying the late Middle Ages.
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