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Sun chariot.
8th-6th c BCE European Bronze Age Applied Arts

SCANDINAVIAN BRONZE AGE Anonymous (c. 2000 BCE - c. 500 BCE) Primary
750 BCE-500 BCE
8th-6th c BCE
Bronze Age
Trundholm. Zealand. Denmark.
Copenhagen. Nationalmuseet.
The concern with simple circular forms may have been related to the Germanic worship of the sun, which is apparent from such strange cult objects as the sun chariot shown here. The great disk of the sun, pulled by the horse, was originally completely covered with gold leaf decorated with geometric forms.

Caption: BRONZE AGE | Sun chariot. | Bronze Age | Danish
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