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Lacquer peel soil profile of the ring-shaped moat of the Hammaburg I

Foto: AMHEarly Middle Ages

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

During excavations in 1983 a lacquer peel was made from the moat profile of the oldest fortification on the Cathedral Square, the late Saxon Hammaburg I from the 8th century. This "transfer picture" of the excavation findings shows a cross section of the V-shaped ditch with its many backfill layers.

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  • Title: Lacquer peel soil profile of the ring-shaped moat of the Hammaburg I
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Early Middle Ages
  • Location: Hamburg Domplatz
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: Lacquer peel
  • Medium: Lacquer peel

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