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Archaeologists Unearth Trove of 2,000 Mysterious Gold Spirals in Denmark

Archaeologists Unearth Trove of 2,000 Mysterious Gold Spirals in Denmark

July 15, 2015

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Christopher Jobson

A team of archaeologists working in Boeslunde, Denmark recently stumbled onto an intriguing mystery: nearly 2,000 tightly-wound golden spirals dating back to the Bronze Age. The discovery of gold in Boeslunde isn’t uncommon, as numerous gold objects have been unearthed in the region over the last few years. But the purpose of these coils has stumped archaeologists who refer to the find as the “golden enigma.”
The spirals are made from extremely pure gold that was hammered flat to just 0.1 millimeter thick. More



Art

Highlights from Sculpture by the Sea 2013 in Aarhus, Denmark

Highlights from Sculpture by the Sea 2013 in Aarhus, Denmark

Jun.10.13

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Christopher

Alejandro Propato / Permanent Sunrise

Alejandro Propato / Permanent Sunrise

Vibeke Noergaard Roensbo / Remind

Phil Price / Snake

Yeo Chee Kiong / A yoga and pedicure diy session on the beach

Brandon Vickerd / Sputnik Returned

The Glue Society / Once (An entire amusement park crushed into a 4 x 4 metre cube.)

The Glue Society / Once, detail

The Glue Society / Once, detail
Last week marked the opening of Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark including sculptural artworks from 64 artists hailing from 22 countries around the world. More



Design

Ridiculously Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

Ridiculously Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

Apr.26.12

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Christopher

Danish firm Monstrum, founded by Ole B. Nielsen and Christian Jensen, are responsible for some of the most brilliant playscapes I’ve ever seen. From life-size blue whales, giant serpents, and wobbly castles, any one of these would have been my dream come true as a child. See many more examples in their project gallery. (via super punch) More

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