Burial mounds of Toterfout-Halve Mijl

The Burial Mounds of Toterfout-Halve Mijl are a group of prehistoric burial mounds located in the Dutch province of North Brabant.

Burial mounds of Toterfout-Halve Mijl

The Burial Mounds of Toterfout-Halve Mijl are a group of prehistoric burial mounds located in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands. The mounds are believed to date back to the Bronze Age, approximately 4,000 years ago, and are part of a larger group of burial mounds that are scattered throughout the area.

The Toterfout-Halve Mijl mounds consist of six large burial mounds, or barrows, that are made up of earth and stones. The mounds range in size from approximately 15 to 25 meters in diameter and are between 1 and 3 meters in height. The mounds are believed to have been constructed as burial sites for important individuals or leaders in the local community.

Excavations of the burial mounds have revealed a variety of artifacts, including pottery, weapons, and jewelry, which suggest that the people buried in the mounds were part of a wealthy and influential social class.

  • References

    Image via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grafheuvel-Toterfout.jpg

Share

Other places in Netherlands

Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago