Oss (The Netherlands)

by Björn Roose April. 23, 2019 330 views

In June 2018 we made a short stop in Oss (The Netherlands) for a visit to the reconstructed prehistoric burial site, with in the center of it the Vorstengraf (Grave of the King), one of the biggest burial mounds in the Netherlands.

Grave of the King

Grave of the King

One of the smaller burial mounds and the Grave of the King

One of the smaller burial mounds and the Grave of the King

Burial mound

Burial mound

Grave of the King and one of the smaller burial mounds

Grave of the King and one of the smaller burial mounds

Pile grave

Pile grave

Pile graves

Pile graves

Join the conversation
8
There are 8 comments , add yours!
Russell Smith 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Quite interesting. It also is interesting to me how this technique was used across the pond at around the same time as the Native Americans were using it here in the SE US. Not to be confused with the Middling mounds or trash heaps of oystershells and other items that they would throw away.

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Björn Roose Replied to Russell Smith 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Techniques for burials were and are indeed not that different around the world. In the Low Countries it's just not very common to find them back after al those centuries. Generally they are only discovered when big construction works are being done (in which case they are sadly enough rarely saved).

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Susan Wilde 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Very interesting. Thanks for sharing this.

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Björn Roose Replied to Susan Wilde 4 months, 3 weeks ago

You're welcome smile

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Olga Helys 4 months, 3 weeks ago

#1 INTERESTING

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Björn Roose Replied to Olga Helys 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Olga smile

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Lynn F Medley 4 months, 3 weeks ago

I enjoy your travels! Thanks for sharing 😊

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Björn Roose Replied to Lynn F Medley 4 months, 3 weeks ago

And thank you for looking smile

4 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Up
Copyright @Photoblog.com