Trenches of Mellingeholm

About a month ago I worked on an archaeological preliminary investigation in Mellingeholm, just south of Norrtalje. Besides ancient monuments like graves, grave fields, settlements etc. There were also a lot of remains from the military, who used this area as practice field by the regiment Lv 3. Among the more memorable owns are these trenches (Frötuna 130 and 131) probably built in the 50’s.

The trenches are about 1,5-1,7 m in depth and ca 20-50 m in length.

Magnus Reuterdahl

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About Magnus Reuterdahl

I am an archaeologist/Osteologist from Sweden. My main intrest lays in north Euorpean archaeology in, preferbly the prehistory of the late iron age and the neolithic periods. I've also got a strong intrest for Chinese archaeology, especially the neolithc Yangshao culture. I also write about cultural heritage and cultural history. Mitt namn är Magnus Reuterdahl, jag är arkeolog och osteolog och arbetar företrädesvis i Sverige även om jag gjort ett par vändor till Kina. På den här bloggen skriver jag om mitt yrke, om fornlämningar, kulturarv och kulturhistoria m m. View all posts by Magnus Reuterdahl

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