Tracking Artifacts Reveals Lost Nordic Mountain Trade Route

April 15, 2020 - General
These horse-related finds from Lendbreen indicate the route of a Nordic mountain trail: top left) mandible; top right) horseshoe; bottom left) horse skull; bottom right) horse dung. Source: J.H. Barrett & Glacier Archaeology

In pre-history, many of the world’s mountain ranges blocked long distance travel and trade, but mountain passes provided routes through ranges and over ridges, facilitating human and animal migration, trade, and military conquests. 

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