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From the scanning of the earthly remains of Tycho Brahe to the analysis of Greek grammar, the school's research covers a wide range of fields.

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The bodies in the grave were placed neatly side by side and with gifts for their last journey. But all of the corpses bare marks on their skulls, that they were killed brutally. Now the mystery is solved. Reconstruction: Michał Podsiadło (polish artist).

2019.05.10 | Research, Arkæologi, Arts

Uncovering a 5000-year-old family tragedy

DNA-SCIENCE: An international team, lead by researchers from the universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus, has shed light on a mysterious 5000-year-old mass grave in Poland. Despite being killed brutally, the victims were buried carefully, flanked by gifts, in a mass grave. Ancient DNA has revealed the mass murder to be that of a large family. The…

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2019.02.19 | Research, Arkæologi

Archaeology at Aarhus University and Moesgaard Museum part of major HORIZON 2020 digital cultural heritage initiative

On 11-14 February, the ARIADNEplus project was launched, which is the world’s largest digital network and research infrastructure in the fields of archaeology and cultural heritage, officially based in Florence. Aarhus University and Moesgaard Museum have been invited to join the ARIADNE collaboration owing to the strong research environment in…

Image: Kim Roslev

2018.09.27 | Arkæologi, Research, Arts

New digital tool sparks enthusiasm among metal detectorists

On 20 September, the new digital platform DIME was launched in Denmark. DIME is a digital portal for registration of the growing number of metal detector finds in Denmark. DIME allows amateur archaeologists to register their finds in the field and send their data to the museums. The museums can then build on the data provided by the amateur…

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